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112 Master Degrees in Nursing 2021

Master’s programs give students access to expert-level knowledge and skills. Students who enroll in these programs usually already have a bachelor’s degree. While timing varies based on many different factors, most master’s degree programs take approximately two or three years to complete. With populations growing around the world, many individuals need access to quality healthca… Read more

Master’s programs give students access to expert-level knowledge and skills. Students who enroll in these programs usually already have a bachelor’s degree. While timing varies based on many different factors, most master’s degree programs take approximately two or three years to complete.

With populations growing around the world, many individuals need access to quality healthcare. Therefore, motivated individuals often ask, what is a Master in Nursing? For registered nurses who want more responsibility and increased income, these programs are often appealing. Those who have earned a bachelor’s degree enroll in these programs to learn about clinical leadership, healthcare policy, healthcare ethics, biochemistry, pharmacology, and other similar topics. Students generally acquire information through both lectures and advanced practical training. Often, they must complete internships or earn work credit prior to graduation.

A Master in Nursing program usually equips individuals to handle advanced nursing in a variety of settings. Generally, those who complete these programs have the leadership, project management and critical thinking skills they need to succeed personally and professionally. They also have the knowledge they need to provide exceptional care to patients.

Calculating the cost to attend a Master in Nursing program can be difficult, as tuition and fees vary from institution to institution. While program costs are hard to determine, school admission officers can usually help prospective students budget for expenses. Talking about fees prior to matriculating is advisable.

Graduating with a Master in Nursing usually gives individuals the education they need to compete for mid-level and high-level nursing jobs. Students who earn a master’s degree after they are already working as registered nurses often seek promotions. Those who have not yet begun their careers usually pursue employment as nurses, frequently choosing to be specialty nurses, such as pediatric nurses, ER nurses or hospice nurses. Depending on where they choose to live, some graduates choose to work as a nurse practitioner or hospital administrator.

Students earn master’s degrees in online courses, correspondence schools and traditional universities. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Pleasanton , USA

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop an ... +

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices within the healthcare field. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
21 Aug 2021
15 May 2021
Campus
Online
 
Seton Hall University Online
South Orange , USA

Through online programs such as our Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, we offer you an intellectually challenging environment, real-world expe ... +

Through online programs such as our Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, we offer you an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and a culture of optimism that propels great minds. -
MSc
Part-time
36 - 48 months
English
Online
 
South University
Savannah , USA

The implementation of industry-grade technology and informatics solutions cannot be underestimated in the modern healthcare setting. To create the most efficient and highest-q ... +

The implementation of industry-grade technology and informatics solutions cannot be underestimated in the modern healthcare setting. To create the most efficient and highest-quality outcomes, nursing leaders will need to arm themselves with the skills and information needed to contribute to a successful healthcare setting. Our Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialization in Nursing Informatics degree program is designed to prepare you to develop, implement, and evaluate new operational data systems, train healthcare professionals in the use of computerized clinical information systems, and collect and analyze data for patient information and improvements of clinical care. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Online
 

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Graceland University - Independence Campus
Independence , USA

Our online graduate nursing programs are designed to provide working RNs the opportunity to pursue a master's degree in nursing through the completion of a combination of onli ... +

Our online graduate nursing programs are designed to provide working RNs the opportunity to pursue a master's degree in nursing through the completion of a combination of online cohort courses, 2 days on-campus focus session, and faculty- and preceptor-guided practicum experiences in the student's local community. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 32 months
English
Online
 
Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte , USA

The CCNE-accredited* online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Queens prepares you to be a collaborative nursing leader within interdisciplinary teams to improve h ... +

The CCNE-accredited* online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Queens prepares you to be a collaborative nursing leader within interdisciplinary teams to improve healthcare. Designed by working nurses, for working nurses, you’ll acquire advanced knowledge of research, informatics, theory, and health policy, and then focus on specialized coursework that specifically supports your career goals. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield , USA

Move up to a leadership role with a sought-after credential. Offering four specializations in Clinical Nurse Leadership, Nursing Management & Executive Leadership, Nursing ... +

Move up to a leadership role with a sought-after credential. Offering four specializations in Clinical Nurse Leadership, Nursing Management & Executive Leadership, Nursing Education, and Family Nurse Practitioner. -
MSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Online
 
University of West Florida Online
Pensacola , USA

The University of West Florida's accelerated online RN to MSN program allows up to 92 transfer credits, meaning students can complete a BSN and MSN in under four years. The CC ... +

The University of West Florida's accelerated online RN to MSN program allows up to 92 transfer credits, meaning students can complete a BSN and MSN in under four years. The CCNE-accredited program is designed for those who have already completed an RN program and are ready for advanced coursework. -
MSc
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Online
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax , USA

Build interprofessional experience across health care disciplines with George Mason University's Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Build interprofessional experience across health care disciplines with George Mason University's Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Utica College Online
Utica , USA

Utica College offers an online MS in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Utica College offers an online MS in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). -
MSc
Part-time
16 - 20 months
English
Online
 
University of Dundee
Dundee , United Kingdom

Designed for registered nurses from all specialties, this course offers you a supportive, international learning environment where you will learn alongside nurses at various s ... +

Designed for registered nurses from all specialties, this course offers you a supportive, international learning environment where you will learn alongside nurses at various stages of their careers. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Vancouver , Canada

The M.N. Nurse Practitioner (M.N.-N.P.) program prepares nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings. Graduates assess, diagnose, and treat common and predictable con ... +

The M.N. Nurse Practitioner (M.N.-N.P.) program prepares nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings. Graduates assess, diagnose, and treat common and predictable conditions across the lifespan, and are eligible to apply for registration as a Nurse Practitioner (Family) in British Columbia. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling , United Kingdom

Expand your health and social care expertise, gain new skills and make a difference to your practice with our MSc Advancing Practice. Working in partnership with clinical expe ... +

Expand your health and social care expertise, gain new skills and make a difference to your practice with our MSc Advancing Practice. Working in partnership with clinical experts, patients, health and social care providers, our course is designed for any health and social care professionals working in a clinical, education, management or research role. -
MSc
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Southern Cross University (Online)
Australia Online , Australia

Our Master of Mental Health Nursing is the first of its kind, developed against the latest mental health industry standards as set by the Australian College of Mental Health N ... +

Our Master of Mental Health Nursing is the first of its kind, developed against the latest mental health industry standards as set by the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing. You can use your qualification upon completion as part of the pathway to become a credentialed mental health nurse. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup , Australia

This coursework master is a graduate-entry programme for applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with a strong focus on clinical practice and research which lea ... +

This coursework master is a graduate-entry programme for applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with a strong focus on clinical practice and research which leads to registration with the NMBA. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast , United Kingdom

This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways which ... +

This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways which correspond to the key areas of expertise within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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