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"Degrees & Programs"

How it works

Take three upper-level courses and then choose the master’s path that best suits your needs. Once you completed your required nursing bridge courses and your introductory MSN course, you can move into one of the following programs:

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing programs at the University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org). The programs are aligned with leading industry organizations, including but not limited to:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)

The introductory courses in the nursing bridge to your master’s degree include: Theoretical Development and Conceptual Frameworks, Research Outcome Management for the Practicing Nurse and Professional Nursing Leadership Perspectives. These courses will teach you how theoretical and conceptual frameworks can guide professional decision making; how to analyze research and apply research based evidence to guide nursing practice; and how to manage resources while evaluating the impact to quality care and risk.

After taking the introductory nursing bridge courses, choose one of the following programs:

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Why Phoenix?

Taught by faculty who average more than 20 years of experience, The College of Nursing is an excellent resource for you to enhance your practice in our nurse bridge program. You’ll receive guidance from mentors and alumni who will cheer you on through graduation and as you enhance your career in nursing.

If you have questions about enrollment, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an enrollment representative.

Make the jump with one of our nursing bridge programs and continue your path to a fulfilling career. 

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.