Earn a Master of Science in Nursing online

A scholarship worth up to $4,000 is available when you enroll

With all online courses, NWU's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is designed for the working adult. It prepares students to be leaders in the field of nursing as nurse educators, administrators, leaders and entrepreneurs. Our highly qualified faculty makes personal attention to students an integral part of this MSN program.

Real-world experiences

The mission of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to provide students with the advanced knowledge and practical techniques they will need to serve in their chosen field of interest. The MSN also prepares students for the challenges of modern nursing through its overall emphasis on trans-cultural nursing, ethics, research and the application of knowledge and skills in a practice setting.

Career opportunities

With an MSN degree, you can work in research, public health, and advanced levels of nursing administration, as well as a nurse educator. Nurse educators combine clinical skills and knowledge together with their passion for teaching future nurses.

Greater flexibility

The Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN) degree is a two-year program (24 months) with courses 100% online. The curriculum has two areas of emphasis: 1) The nurse as educator, and 2) The nurse as leader, manager and entrepreneur. NWU's accelerated degree program is designed for busy working adults. Classes are offered one day a week in eight-week sessions.

Our accreditation

Nebraska Wesleyan University's bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


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