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Program Details

Online: Consolidated RN - BSN - MSN. A compassionate human connection with each patient. You’ve excelled as a Registered Nurse, now there’s a program that will propel your career to the level employers are seeking. The Sacred Heart online combined Bachelor’s and Master’s of Nursing program was specifically designed to help working nurses earn their BSN and MSN in one continuous course of study.

Our nursing degrees are highly recognized and greatly respected by healthcare leaders seeking a Magnet Recognition Program® designation. Additionally, SHU is consistently ranked among the top master’s colleges in the U.S. in part because of our humanistic core principles. Small rigorous classes and interactive personal attention from our experienced award-winning faculty will prepare you to stand out in today’s complex healthcare industry. A professional who leads from the heart is easy to spot.

The Nursing Education specialization is designed to complement your clinical expertise with teaching and learning strategies to help train the next generation of nurses. You'll learn about curriculum design and evaluation theory, study current issues in nursing education, and practice the instructor role. Sacred Heart's nursing programs encourage personal attention from faculty members and student interaction to promote a meaningful educational experience.

Requirements

  • A current, unencumbered RN license
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Résumé
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Proof of malpractice insurance

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)