The mission of the nursing program is to support and prepare professional nurses who are able to:  

  1. Use critical thinking in decision-making activities.
  2. Promote health and wellness to diverse individuals, families, and communities.
  3. Demonstrate incorporation of professional standards, lifelong learning, advocacy, and compassion into nursing practice.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is an attractive, advanced health professional degree that serves to meet the needs of society with a current, evidence-based, and experiential nursing science curriculum with a focus on administration. 

Admission criteria:

  • BSN
  • Current, active, unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Collegiate GPA of 3.0
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • No GRE or GMAT

Employment opportunities

  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Director
  • Clinical Administrator
  • Executive Nursing Director
  • Case Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Nurse Education
  • Nurse Consultant
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Learn the many reasons why nurses love their careers and get on the path to a successful and rewarding life.

Fast Facts

  • Advanced nursing education is known to improve outcomes.
  • MSN can be completed 100% online.
  • Exceptional interprofessional faculty
  • Only 10 courses are required.
  • The program can be completed in a little over a year and a half.

Quick Facts

Nurses who are educated in the business and economics of leading in healthcare settings are very valuable to their units, departments, and facilities, in both good and bad economic times.

2019 Median Pay$100,980 per year
$48.55 per hour
Typical Entry-Level EducationBachelor's degree 
Work Experience in a Related OccupationLess than 5 years 
On-the-job TrainingNone 
Number of Jobs, 2019422,300
Job Outlook, 2019-2932% (Much faster than average) 
Employment Change, 2019-29133,200

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Optional Text Below Courses


Advanced Professional Role Development & Nursing Theory
Scholarship and Research Methods
Healthcare Informatics & Technologies for Advanced Practice
Advanced Population Health
Leading Quality & Patient Safety
Healthcare Ethics & Legal Issues
Healthcare Policy
Nursing Administrative Foundations
Leading and Managing Complex Organizations 
Nursing Leadership Practicum


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