MSN/MBA Joint Degree

Today’s nurses must respond to increasing responsibilities for business operations in the health care industry. That’s why Nebraska Wesleyan University has also responded with a nursing and business program unlike any other in the region.

Now’s the time to earn your MSN/MBA from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Already have your MSN? Get a MSN to MBA Bridge degree.

Benefit from Nebraska Wesleyan University’s quality, flexibility and outstanding faculty. Build hands-on experience and take advantage of networking opportunities to advance your nursing career.

MSN/MBA Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, students must meet all general eligibility requirements of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

In addition to meeting specific admission prerequisites for the RN to MSN program or BSN to MSN program, applicants must submit the following to complete the application process:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an ACEN-, CCNE- or CNEA-accredited nursing program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Unencumbered active state nursing license (with expiration date)
  • Free online application
  • Undergraduate transcripts
    Contact your degree granting institution and request that they send an official transcript to the appropriate address below. to the following address.

    MSN Program
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
    5000 Saint Paul Avenue
    Lincoln, NE 68504
  • NWU graduate transcript request
    If you graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan and did not transfer in any courses from another institution, you do not need to request transcripts from NWU.
  • Completion of a background check and drug screen
  • Two references
    Upload the names and email addresses of two education or work-related associates. We will send your references an online form to complete in support of your application.
  • Résumé
    Upload your résumé.
  • Personal goals statement
    In 300-500 words, describe your reason for pursuing an MBA or MSN/MBA. What professional, personal and educational goals do you hope to achieve? What strengths will you bring to Nebraska Wesleyan’s MBA program? You may upload your personal goal statement or enter it in your online application for admission.
  • Two years’ work experience
    Show your work experience on your résumé. Other relevant factors such as undergraduate GPA or internships may serve to meet this requirement.


The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing degree Programs and Master’s of Science in Nursing degree Programs at Nebraska Wesleyan University are accredited by: 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036
(202) 463-6930 Fax (202) 785-8320


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