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Online MSN Program

Complete Your Master of Science in Nursing Online

Classes are 100% Online

Personalized Attention

Choose from Three Tracks

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per Credit $411
  • Credit Hours 36

Program Benefits

  • Spring, summer and fall start dates
  • Experiential learning through coursework
  • Small classes and personalized attention
  • Pending CCNE accreditation for the online program*

Expand Your Career Opportunities With a Master’s Degree in Nursing

Take the next step in your nursing career by completing your master’s in nursing online. Spring Hill College’s flexible MSN program works around your schedule while preparing you to sit for national certification exams and for leadership roles in a variety of specialties across the health care industry.

With experiential learning at the hands of a distinguished faculty, you’ll graduate ready to take the next step in your nursing career. 

*The online MSN program at Spring Hill College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Pursue In-Demand Nursing Careers

There is a tremendous demand for leadership roles in the nursing profession. According to a survey from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), there is a national nurse faculty vacancy rate of 7.2%.1 Spring Hill College’s master’s in nursing onlinecan prepare you for nursing leadership roles. 

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Choose From Three Tracks

Customize your online MSN program by choosing from tracks in Executive Leadership, Clinical Nurse Leadership or Nursing Education. You’ll graduate ready to impact the health care industry.

Clinical Nurse Leader

The MS in Nursing from Spring Hill features a concentration in Clinical Nurse Leadership that gives students the leadership skills to coordinate patient care, evaluate patient outcomes and manage risk.

Executive Leadership

The Nursing Executive Leadership concentration of the MS in Nursing prepares students to assume leadership roles in business settings in healthcare.

Nursing Education

Spring Hill’s MS in Nursing features a concentration in Nursing Education to provide students the tools to teach nursing in both staff and patient settings.

Certification-Ready Curriculum 

12 courses

36 total credits

Spring Hill College’s robust Master’s Degree in Nursing curriculum provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to become certified as Nurse Educators or Clinical Nurse Leaders. The 11-12 courses, consisting of 36 total credits, offer students a diverse range of experience and instruction from industry experts. 

Course Highlights:

  • Theoretical Foundations for Leadership
  • Practicum for Nurse Educators
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Applied Research and Evidence-Based Practice
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Online MSN Program 

Flexible start dates

No application fee

To apply for the master’s in nursing online program, here’s what you will need: 

Official transcripts for all colleges attended
At least a 3.0 GPA
Three references (supervisor, academics, personal)
An RN license in the state where you are practicing
One year of clinical experience
A current resume and employer verification
A 500-word essay describing how becoming a nurse leader will help you achieve your personal and professional goals

Start your application today. The process is easy and can be completed entirely online.

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An Affordable Online MSN Program

$411 per credit

No additional fees

Start your application today. The process is easy and can be completed entirely online.

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What You’ll Learn

Spring Hill College’s online MSN program offers a rigorous curriculum that will provide you with the skills necessary to pursue a leadership or educator role in the nursing industry. With instruction from an experienced and diverse faculty, you’ll learn how to apply research outcomes within the practice setting, resolve practice problems and make meaningful connections between coursework and real-life scenarios.

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Kathy Sheppard, MSN Director

Dr. Sheppard brings decades of experience to Spring Hill College.  In addition to her robust educational background, she has had an extensive career as a practitioner, professor and faculty leader.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Mobile
  • Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham

Experienced, Diverse Faculty

Our faculty is dedicated to making sure each student is prepared for success. They come from a wide range of backgrounds including education, nursing and therapy and can infuse their real-world experience into their courses.

  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Personalized attention
  • Mentorship and support throughout the program

An Online Learning Experience Like No Other

When you pursue your master’s in nursing onlineat Spring Hill College, you are gaining access to a team dedicated to your success. Online learning at Spring Hill offers:

  • Listen to lectures, read subject matter and complete coursework on your own time
  • Take classes wherever is convenient for you
  • Fulfill residency requirements locally
  • Balance your work and life obligations while completing your degree
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Answers To Common Questions

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You can earn your Master of Science in Nursing in as little as 12 months based on the number of transfer credits you have approved and whether you are enrolled as a full-time student.

Total estimated total tuition is $14,796, not including other costs.

Spring Hill College is accredited by the SACSCOC and is seeking Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation for the online MSN.*

*The online MSN program at Spring Hill College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Yes, you can choose from three career tracks: clinical nurse leadership, nursing education and executive leadership.

You will be prepared to take the CNL or nurse educator exam, both of which are national tests.