Master of Science in Nursing
University of Kansas

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from the University of Kansas prepares nurses for leadership roles in various healthcare organizations and settings. Specializations are available in the following focus areas:

  • Nursing Informatics
  • Organizational Leadership
  • ​Public Health Nursing


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a nationally accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE).
  • Current registered nurse license in at least one state in the United States.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical work experience as a registered nurse is recommended.
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Potential for leadership and application of scholarship in nursing.
  • Potential to provide expert service and leadership in functional area.
  • Graduate level statistics course. This course may be completed prior to admission or during the first semester of MS program enrollment.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission