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Online MSN Program: Nursing Education

Educate the Next Generation of Nurses

Affordable Tuition

Small Classes

No On-Campus Residency

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  • Duration 12 months
  • Cost per Credit $399
  • Credit Hours 36

Program Benefits

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

Hone Your Leadership Skills as a Nurse Educator

The online MSN nursing education curriculum will prepare you to get certified and make a successful transition to an in-demand role within the health care industry. You’ll graduate ready to pursue a specialized career and help fill a critical need for nurses by educating the next generation. In fact, there is a 23% growth prediction for the job outlook of nursing leadership and management positions across the United States.1

Online

1 year

36 credits

Enhance Your Nursing Expertise

Graduates of the MSN in Clinical Nurse Leader track will be equipped with the skills you need to coordinate patient care, evaluate patient outcomes and manage risk and improve quality with a focus on evidence-based practice.

This course provides an examination of theoretical models of nursing and leadership along with selected theoretical frameworks for understanding role development, organizational behavior, decision-making and conflict resolution in the health care environment.

This course provides the opportunity for the student to focus on clinical outcomes management for clinical populations through the delivery of evidence-based nursing practice in the areas of illness/disease management, health promotion and disease reduction/prevention. This course includes a 60-contact-hour clinical integration experience.

This course provides the student with a 300-hour immersion experience to become proficient in applying concepts from all previous courses with a specific population. Students will select settings to practice the role of the Clinical Nurse Leader on a full-time basis guided by a designated clinical preceptor and faculty partner.

Career Spotlight

Clinical Nurse Specialist2 $91,301 per year

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Online

1 year

36 total credits

Develop High-Level Leadership Skills

If you graduate with an MSN degree in the Executive Leadership track, you will be positioned to influence policy and steer big-picture thinking in your workplace. You will come away with the necessary administrative skills to oversee complex health care organizations.

This course provides an examination of theoretical models of nursing and leadership along with selected theoretical frameworks for understanding role development, organizational behavior, decision-making and conflict resolution in the health care environment.

This course will delve into the quality and safety issues facing healthcare today. QSEN goals and objectives will be utilized so that the student has an in-depth knowledge facing nursing leaders in health care. This course includes a 45-contact-hour clinical integration experience.

This course incorporates the study of management principles and practices with the analysis of human behavior within organizations. Students will learn advanced behavioral science theories and assess how they integrate with management theories resulting in effectiveness, efficiency and human resource development within organizations.

Career Spotlight

Chief Nursing Executive3 $156,871 per year

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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 $14,364, 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.

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.