Master of Science in Nursing
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from Pennsylvania State University provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to stay on top of the latest health practices, delivery systems, regulations, and administrative procedures in the ever-changing health care world. The core curriculum covers the principles of health care policy and the leadership skills needed to influence positive changes in health care in organizations and on a national, state, or local level. Students refine their studies further by choosing one of two concentration options to suit their personal interests and professional goals:

  • Nurse Administrator – prepare for leadership and administrative roles in a variety of health care situations
  • Nurse Educator – prepare for educator roles in various academic and health care settings


  • Personal statement
  • References
  • A BSN degree is required
  • Hold an RN license

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education