Master of Sciences in Nursing (MSN-Online)

The MSN program prepares professional nurses for post-graduate roles in a variety of advanced practice and specialty areas in and online setting.

Graduates have increased autonomy and independence in their practice and are eligible to apply for national certification.

The degree of Master of Science in Nursing provides the graduate the opportunity to complete the following program outcomes:

  1. Synthesize theory and concepts from nursing and other disciplines for applications in the care of clients
  2. Provide advanced nursing care based upon in-depth client assessment in an area of specialization
  3. Evaluate ethical, moral, and legal precepts in client care
  4. Design culturally competent interventions based on current, valid evidence
  5. Apply research methods to investigate problems that influence advanced nursing care
  6. Analyze public policy and issues that affect advanced nursing practice and health care delivery systems
  7. Collaborate with other disciplines to provide care in a variety of settings
  8. Integrate peer review and/or peer guidance in advanced practice
  9. Participate in leadership and development of the profession
  10. Enhance the basis for life-long learning and/or doctoral study

Program Features

  1. Didactic 100% online
  2. Curriculum aligned with latest national standards and guidelines
  3. Prepatory activities for online learning and student success
  4. Personalized guidance from faculty and staff advisors

Three MSN Majors:

Nursing Education (NE)

Students are prepared to teach in an academic and clinical setting by becoming proficient in curriculum and development, teaching methods, educational needs and learner-centered theories and methods.

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Advanced practice registered nurses are prepared in the profession of nurse practitioner for either primary or acute care in three concentrations.

Nursing Systems Management (NSM)

Students are prepared for nurse leadership roles in management and administration.