Program Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from University of Saint Mary integrates the Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing (2011) from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). With these new essentials, the online MSN not only prepares you for advanced career opportunities, it prepares you for a doctorate-level program, which would unlock even more career options.

Area of Specialization

Nurse Administrator Concentration - This concentration will give you the credentials and knowledge suited for management and executive-level positions, as well as help you define the quality of care in health care organizations, large and small. Nurse administrators utilize advanced knowledge of organizational leadership, health policy, and evidence-based practice to foster the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, and quality patient care. 

  • 100% convenient online format
  • Complete clinical hours at work
  • Accredited by the CCNE
  • No residency required

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    Must be a licensed nurse and hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a baccalaureate nursing program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school must also be a regionally accredited institution. Admission checklist includes: official school transcripts; letters of recommendation; essay or personal statement.

    Restrictions

    Not authorized for residents of Alabama, Kentucky, and North Carolina.

    School Overview

    Make Your Goals a Reality

    Guided by the vision of its founders, the University of Saint Mary (USM) is an accredited institution that has been educating students since 1923. Earn your advanced education from USM conveniently online to fit your busy lifestyle and help you achieve your professional and personal goals.

    The University of Saint Mary offers online:

    • Accredited bachelor's degrees in nursing and health information management
    • Accredited graduate degrees in nursing and business

    Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, the university seeks to inspire students and to prepare them for value-centered lives and careers that will benefit our global society. Our programs combine liberal arts with career preparation to contribute to your professional and personal growth.

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