Master of Science in Nursing (Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program)

Earn an Online Master of Nursing Degree

If you are ready to take your career to the next level, you’re ready for the Master of Science in Nursing Program from Grantham University. This 100% online program will help you develop your skills in a number of areas, including leadership, management, health promotion, disease prevention and more.

Four Distinct Specializations
Grantham’s four MSN Specializations are interconnected through common MSN courses and shared programmatic outcomes. All MSN students take the basic MSN courses that flow from the MSN Core into their chosen specialization:

Note: The courses developed for the master of nursing degree program have been developed according to best practices from National League for Nursing (NLN) Competencies for graduate nursing education … Quality and Safety in Education for Nurses (QSEN) Competencies … and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Graduate Nursing Education.

What will I learn?
Regardless of specialization, upon successful completion of an MSN program, you will be able to:

  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations
  • Incorporate concepts of advanced practice nursing when making nursing diagnoses and critical thinking decisions about educational and therapeutic interventions
  • Design nursing care for a clinical or community‐based population based on cultural diversity, biophysical, psychosocial, and organizational needs
  • Demonstrate high-level communication skills when involved with patients and professionals both within and outside the healthcare field
  • Combine theory and research-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as they relate to the interdisciplinary team when designing, coordinating and evaluating quality patient care
  • Demonstrate commitment to the improvement of the nursing profession through lifelong learning

Plus, Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

How long will a specialization take to complete?
At 37 credit hours, each master of nursing specialization should be completed in about 24 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take each term.

How much will it cost?
The graduate rate is $325 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin frequently, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.