Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Health Administration

Complete our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in as little as 18 months. Courses in this CCNE-accredited program are just 6 weeks long, and you’ll take just one at a time. Prepare for an enhanced role as a nurse leader — without disrupting your busy schedule.



Next session begins APR 30.
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What you'll study

If you're a nurse who wants to expand your options by taking on a greater role in the delivery and management of health care, our Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Health Administration dual degree program is designed to help you. This program blends advanced nursing curriculum with the business skills needed to make critical decisions in health care organizations. Coursework covers policy, finance and more. Your first-hand experience as an RN combined with an MSN/MHA degree can help you be an effective health care administrator in many organizations. See how University of Phoenix® helps you expand your options and make an even bigger impact on health care.

For RNs who want to earn their MSN/MHA, but have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university, we offer the Nursing Bridge Program. Ask your enrollment representative for details.

Speak with an Enrollment Representative to learn how our Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Health Administration degree program prepares you to enter this field.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn
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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

Customize your degree

Upon successful completion of one of our en route options, you will receive a certificate or associates as well as your degree without adding more cost or time.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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Make an informed choice

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You might also consider Nursing programs in the following area of interest: Nurse Bridge Program

Certification in Alabama

State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter practice.