Online Master of Science in Nursing
Prepare for career advancement with Arizona State University’s Master of Science in nursing degree online. With a curriculum focused on key competencies and transformational leadership, this program prepares you to advance in the field as a nurse leader and impact patient quality and safety through evidence-based practice.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What you’ll learn in this online master’s in nursing
Accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, this program focuses on three key areas:
- Evidence-based practice.
- Patient safety.
- Health care quality and leadership.
With flexible preceptorships and coursework, you can tailor your learning experience to meet your needs and future aspirations. This program’s curriculum includes competencies outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials and the National League for Nursing.
Your courses may feature topics such as transformational leadership, innovative thinking and interprofessional team collaboration content, which will prepare you for roles related to system change and enhancing health workplaces for efficiency and improved patient outcomes. You’ll also complete a clinical practicum in your area of interest to gain hands-on experience in the field.
Who’s a good candidate for this program?
This program is ideal for nurses looking to gain advanced education and skills in the translation of concepts, practices and principles of leadership. In order to pursue this master’s program, you must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited institution or be in the process of completing a BSN when applying. Additionally, you must have a RN license before applying or plan to receive your RN license within the first semester of beginning this master’s program.
If you’re an RN with an associate degree, you may apply to the RN to Master of Science in nursing bridge program.
Online MSN courses
Courses in this master’s in nursing program focus on improvement science that leads to safe, effective, coordinated, patient-centered health services, improved health outcomes and reduction of health care costs. You’ll also gain hands-on experience with two supervised practicum courses and one applied project capstone course.
Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion I
Advanced Human Pathophysiology Across Lifespan
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Across Lifespan
Clinical Prevention and Population Health Practicum
Collaboration for Improving Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Outcomes
Evaluating Research for Practice
Health Care Evidence, Informatics and Analysis
Individual and Innovation Leadership in Advanced Nursing Practice
Jobs a master’s in nursing prepares you for
Throughout this master’s in nursing, you’ll advance your skills in leadership, research, evidence-based practice, evaluation, critical thinking, health care quality and patient safety. Upon graduating, you’ll be prepared to work in an advanced position or a leadership role in the field. Potential career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited academic institution. Applicants who are an RN with an associate degree should apply to the RN to Master of Science in nursing bridge program.
Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow
ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.
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