The Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) Handbook is designed to supplement the Alvernia University Graduate Catalog. It has been prepared with policies specific to the Nursing Department. Copies of the Graduate Student Handbook and MSN Handbook are available on the Alvernia University website.
The policies contain essential requirements in the preparation of the advance practice nurse both academically and clinically in accord with the Mission of Alvernia University, the outcomes of the MSN Program, and the outcomes proposed by professional nursing standards.
The contents of this Handbook are provided for the information of the student. Students are required to read this Handbook upon matriculation in the MSN Program. A signed statement by the student that he/she received a Handbook will be maintained in the student file. Download the 2014-15 Student Handbook.