Improve performance in the professional nursing role by developing leadership, management, and communication skills to promote the health of individuals, families, and communities.
The transformational changes occurring in healthcare today make advanced nursing practice essential to the provision of safe, patient-centered care. Our Master of Science in Nursing degree prepares you to be an effective leader in the nursing profession and to be an agent of change in the delivery of quality healthcare. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to tailor your degree with specialty tracks in either Nursing Leadership or Nursing Education. Both specialty tracks enable students to select practicum sites in the students' own communities and to focus their education on their professional interests.
This online graduate nursing program offers you the opportunity to:
As an advanced practice nurse educator or nurse leader, you can help lead the change to move nursing into the future, and advance the health of the nation and the world. Special MSN admissions requirements apply.
This program is currently not open for admission to residents of Delaware, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Washington, and the District of Columbia.
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