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Master of Science in Nursing

Our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs help prepare Registered Nurses for leadership and advanced practice roles within the profession of nursing. We offer multiple areas of practice, including Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics and Family Nurse Practitioner.

CCNE Accredited

Which MSN is right for you?

Master's degree

Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Education

  • Programmatically accredited*
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

21 months

Program length

36

Total credits

$540

Cost per credit

$540

Cost per credit

:

  • Take on leadership and faculty roles in a variety of educational settings

  • Evaluate and design nursing education curriculum

  • Facilitate engaged learning

  • Translate current scholarship and research to promote evidence-based practice

  • Design and deliver evidence-based clinical prevention and population care

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Master's degree

Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Informatics

  • Programmatically accredited*
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

21 months

Program length

36

Total credits

$540

Cost per credit

$540

Cost per credit

:

  • Interpret, analyze and translate healthcare data into meaningful information

  • Document your organization’s quality and compliance with regulatory standards

  • Use technology and data to influence quality and reduce risk in healthcare

  • Understand the regulations governing security and privacy of healthcare information

  • Manage healthcare information workflow and project management

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Master's degree

Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Administration

  • Programmatically accredited*
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

21 months

Program length

36

Total credits

$540

Cost per credit

$540

Cost per credit

:

  • Manage human, fiscal and physical healthcare resources in a variety of settings

  • Implement systems that improve quality, safety and patient outcomes

  • Advocate for patients

  • Influence change in the healthcare system

  • Design and deliver evidence-based clinical prevention and population care within an interdisciplinary team

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Master's degree

Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Programmatically accredited*
  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

30 months

Program length

48

Total credits

$540

Cost per credit

$540

Cost per credit

:

  • Assume leadership roles in advanced nursing practice and educational settings

  • Effectively diagnose, treat and educate on patient disease states

  • Perform comprehensive or symptom-focused physical exams

  • Order, perform and interpret diagnostic and screening tests

  • Offer preventive care

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Master of Science in Nursing program, you can:

Earn your MSN faster

Most of our MSN program areas of practice can be completed in about 21 months by taking one 6-week course at a time.

Gain credentials

Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for national nursing certification exams and should contact their associated credentialing center for eligibility requirements.

Save time and money

Our Nursing Bridge Program helps licensed RNs with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field earn their MSN in about two years. You’ll start with three BSN courses and then move into the program area of practice that fits your career goals.

Accreditation & Faculty

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PROGRAMMATIC ACCREDITATION

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)* and are aligned with leading industry organizations, such as:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®)

 

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average years of real-world experience

6

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Our Master of Science in Nursing degree programs allow you to take one course at a time. No matter which program you choose, you’ll have the flexibility to balance work, life and school.

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* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

These degree programs include clinical courses or a practicum, which may not be completed in certain states. Current RN license required. Please check with a University enrollment representative.

The MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner specialty has clinical hour and residency requirements.

Current RN license required. 

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.