Greetings and welcome to Queens University of Charlotte. My name is Annette Hines, Chair of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.
As someone who desires to earn their MSN, you have already taken a major step towards improving yourself, your patients and your community. Those same hallmarks make up the heart of our online MSN program here at Queens.
Our online Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to build on your nursing expertise and prepare you to become a masters –prepared nurse in one of the following roles: Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator, or Nurse Administrator. As a CNL, you can improve both the quality of care and safety for patients Nurse Educators promote learning among students and practicing nurses in both academic and practice settings. Our MSN faculty are certified in the specialty track (CNL, Nurse Educator, or Nurse Administrator) they teach in, allowing them to combine their real-world experience with classroom instruction.
Each member of our MSN faculty is also doctorally prepared, so you receive the highest quality of advanced nursing education from proven experts in healthcare. The faculty work to create a supportive learning environment and personally engage you to ensure your success, serving as mentors to students and making a conscious effort to impart a sense of community to the online setting.
You too, can join the Queens family and feel confident that your experience online will match the quality of learning experienced by students on campus. MSN faculty keep regular office hours each week for online students and maintain regular contact via email, Skype, and instant messaging. Whether online or on campus, you are an important part of the Queens family.
On behalf of the entire nursing faculty, staff and administration here at Queens, I thank you for your interest in our program. If we can provide you with any additional information to make your selection process a seamless one, please do not hesitate to complete the request more information form and a representative will contact you.
I hope you choose to pursue your MSN here at Queens and become part of a legacy of nurses who truly make a difference, daily.
Annette Hines, RN, Ph.D., CNE
Chair of Graduate Studies in Nursing
Presbyterian School of Nursing
Queens University of Charlotte