which grad school should i choose? MAN or MSN?

  1. 0 ive been trying to search this site for recommendations of a good grad school but to no avail.. so im posting this thread.

    these are my questions:

    1. what grad school can you recommend?
    2. how much will be the tuition fee?
    3. requirements?
    4. what are the pro's and con's of MSN? MAN?

    any info you can give me will really help... thanks!
  2. Visit  anakat_evangelista profile page

    About anakat_evangelista

    From 'bulacan, philippines.'; 27 Years Old; Joined Dec '07; Posts: 27; Likes: 12.

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  3. Visit  suzanne4 profile page
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    What are your plans to do with it? That should be your first question.
    Can you be more specific as to what you want to do?
  4. Visit  chameng profile page
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    Quote from anakat_evangelista
    ive been trying to search this site for recommendations of a good grad school but to no avail.. so im posting this thread.

    these are my questions:

    1. what grad school can you recommend?
    2. how much will be the tuition fee?
    3. requirements?
    4. what are the pro's and con's of MSN? MAN?

    any info you can give me will really help... thanks!
    hello, anakat. i was thinking the same thing after finishing my BSN, and i kinda did some research on this during my free time. if you're currently working, i'd like to suggest for you to check out the MAN online program of the UPOU (University of the Philippines Open University) here. But if you prefer the traditional program you can check out UP Manila's program here. the fees aren't that expensive, so it's cool.

    if in case i don't qualify for them (knock on wood, hehe) i'm considering enrolling MAN at our lady of fatima university, coz that's where i'm currently studying for my BSN. hope i helped, these are just my choices ok. :wink2:
  5. Visit  arjay_gimikero profile page
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    Quote from anakat_evangelista
    ive been trying to search this site for recommendations of a good grad school but to no avail.. so im posting this thread.

    these are my questions:

    1. what grad school can you recommend?
    2. how much will be the tuition fee?
    3. requirements?
    4. what are the pro's and con's of MSN? MAN?

    any info you can give me will really help... thanks!


    1. what grad school can you recommend?
    there are a lot of reputable MAN/MSN schools to chose from.. i chose my school based on the NLE passing rate.. i also did some research before i went to the school and personally inquire.. some of the schools that i considered were; UST (i mean common, already 400 years in the country..nursing is one of their honored courses), UERM (is the only few schools in the country whos offering MSN, aside from St. Luis in Baguio and St. Paul Tugegarao i think), Arellano (due to its location, since im from sta.mesa. but take note, they have 48 or 49 units unlike others that only have 39-42 units), Ateneo de Davao (yes, i would go as far as davao to have the best posible education. only prob is their tuition fee, way,way too expensive), i also considered St. Paul Manila, FEU, CEU and other low profiled colleges that offers MAN. but i ended up at Trinity University of Asia. not only they are consistent in topping the board exam, but they also have a great facility. actually, i still have some of the requirements/info from the schools that ive mentioned. if you want, i could send it to u.

    2. how much will be the tuition fee?

    at TUA (19k per sem. 12 units. less than 1k per unit, misc of 5k. not bad)
    Ateneo (about 3k per unit but im not so sure though. so ul be needing about 30k or more i guess)
    UST (i forgot to ask them but i guess it will be around 25k)
    FEU (too expensive, with misc of 10k??? my jaw drop when they gave me the figure)
    Arellano (almost same with TUA)

    3. requirements?

    TUA - ORIGINAL tor, photocopy birthcert, form that you have to fill out, 1x1 pic (3 pcs), and result of entrance exam. (dont worry, its only a piece of cake. there is an essay though but u wont have an brain hemorrhage after) entrance exam is worth php300-350?? cant remember it anymore.
    UST and CEU - needs to have 2 recommendation letters from supervisor (chief nurse, nurse manager, etc) and from the dean where you graduated.
    UERM - you must have atleast 6 months of hospital experience before they accept you. im not sure though if your an alumi.

    4. what are the pro's and con's of MSN? MAN?

    MAN - you have the option to chose between clinical instruction or admin. for clinical, you can become an academe. for admin, hosp gods (don, chief nurse, nurse unit manager, etc).
    **TUA offers double major (clinical and admin), and you will only going to make only 1 thesis. cool!!!:chuckle

    MSN - to be honest, i have limited info about MSN. all i know is that, it focuses on a more advanced nursing specialties (adult care, pedia, geria, etc).

    ***hope this will help you decide on which school and program will suite you. there are a lot of schools there that i forgot to mention.. (PLM, UP, PCHS, and PWU), they also offer great MAN program but i only have limited info about these schools..
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  6. Visit  FreeMilo profile page
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    I am batch 2008 and currently taking up my Masters Degree major in Medical Surgical Nursing. I enrolled in Cebu Normal University. I noticed that schools are only offering MN and MAN or MN and MSN. MAN and MSN are just the same thats what my friends told me.

    Is it really the same?
  7. Visit  anakat_evangelista profile page
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    i want to advance my clinical skills but also plans to teach in the academe but not in the near future.. thanks
  8. Visit  anakat_evangelista profile page
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    thanks thanks! your replies have been very helpful.

    arjay, can you send me those files? the school TF's you said are still a bit high for me but I guess I'll still think about it.. nothing come cheap nowadays.

    thanks again!
  9. Visit  anakat_evangelista profile page
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    Quote from chameng
    hello, anakat. i was thinking the same thing after finishing my BSN, and i kinda did some research on this during my free time. if you're currently working, i'd like to suggest for you to check out the MAN online program of the UPOU (University of the Philippines Open University) here. But if you prefer the traditional program you can check out UP Manila's program here. the fees aren't that expensive, so it's cool.

    if in case i don't qualify for them (knock on wood, hehe) i'm considering enrolling MAN at our lady of fatima university, coz that's where i'm currently studying for my BSN. hope i helped, these are just my choices ok. :wink2:
    hi chameng, thanks! may i just ask what is the different of the UPOU MAN program to the regular MAN program in UP manila? thanks!
  10. Visit  arjay_gimikero profile page
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    Quote from anakat_evangelista
    thanks thanks! your replies have been very helpful.

    arjay, can you send me those files? the school TF's you said are still a bit high for me but I guess I'll still think about it.. nothing come cheap nowadays.

    thanks again!
    sure thang!!!:spin: the only think is, im not so sure how to send those file using this site?? but yeah, most of them are in word format. there are couple of pdf file.. unfortunately, for ceu, feu and arellano, i went to the school so all ive got is the actual leaflets not a soft copy..
  11. Visit  chris15 profile page
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    Guys, Will a MAN degree help me land to a better opportunity in applying as staff in a tertiary hospital?
  12. Visit  bubbles0220 profile page
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    hi freemilo!

    i have been seriously considering cebu normal univ for my master's degree. how much does it cost? and what are the requirements? i hope you could help me so that i can finalize my decision. thanks in advance!
  13. Visit  suzanne4 profile page
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    First question before deciding on a school should be what do you plan to do with the degree?
    Teaching, bedside nursing, or something else?
  14. Visit  bubbles0220 profile page
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    I have a current teaching position offer and with the current slump in nurses employment abroad, im considering it. But the school requires that i should have masters units thats why im looking for a school.

    After some time, a year or two maybe, I'd apply at our provincial hospital (a tertiary one) and hopefully work through the ranks with the help of my masters education.

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