Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Administration / Master of Business Administration (Dual Degree)
Messiah University

Program Details

Advance your nursing career along with your Christian faith in Messiah University’s MSN in Nursing Administration and MBA dual degree program.  You will complete an online nursing administration degree concurrently with an online business administration degree, graduating with diplomas in both degrees and ready to be an effective leader in an executive healthcare role.

Comprised of both specific nursing and business degree courses and courses that overlap both programs, this curriculum prepares advocates for healthcare quality from the patient and administrative perspectives.  In as little as four years students will maximize their nurse leadership potential.  As Messiah University explains, “…you will master advanced nursing competencies while gaining a strategic business perspective that is focused on practical relevance and application in rapidly changing healthcare settings.”  

Designed for working professionals, this online program allows you to study when and where it is convenient for you while still benefiting from the quality education Messiah is known for.  For professors, student success is a top priority, and they make sure each one receives the individualized attention they need.  Graduates are ready to succeed in such career roles as:

  • Chief nursing officer
  • Advanced nurse administrator
  • Director of nursing practice
  • Nurse manager

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent