University of Kansas

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Name: Degree Type:
Master of Science in Nursing/Public Health masters
Master of Science in Nursing/Nursing Informatics masters
Master of Science in Nursing/Clinical Research Management masters
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-BSN Entry)/Organizational Leadership doctorate
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-BSN Entry)/Nursing Informatics doctorate
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-BSN Entry)/Public Health Nursing doctorate
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-BSN Entry)/Clinical Research Management doctorate
Master of Science in Nursting/Organizational Leadership masters
Master of Science in Nursting/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner masters
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-BSN Entry)/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner doctorate
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

Our online classes are developed to fully involve the student in the learning experience. We have significant support for course development from eductional experts experienced in online learning.

School type Public
Online grad programs CCNE accredited Yes
Online grad programs NLNAC accredited No
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Online master's in nursing degree programs 10
Concentrations offered
Nursing administration/leadership
Nursing education
More specialized departments/concentrations offered
Psychiatric/mental health

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 39


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 30 full-time; 7 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 93% full-time; 43% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 19
Average experience teaching online courses 5 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 4 full-time; 0 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 25
Maximum class size 40

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Can earn degree entirely abroad N/A
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations Yes
Group projects/simulations No
Exams Yes
Classes include campus-based students No


One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates


Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 4.5+ years
Program target time to graduate 3 years
Required time to earn degree 7 years

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