A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is an advanced-level Postgraduate degree for Registered Nurses and is considered an entry-level degree for nurse educators and managers and prepares a nurse to seek a career as a Nurse Administrator, Health Policy expert, or a Clinical nurse leader. The MSNE may be used as a prerequisite for doctorate-level nursing education and previously was required to become an advanced practice nurse such as a Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse anesthetist, or Nurse Midwife. This graduate-level degree focuses in one or more of many different advanced nursing specialties such as acute care, adult, family, geriatrics, neonatal, palliative care, pediatric, psychiatric, Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, etc. In addition, graduates will be able to achieve a level of academia within educational arenas which is second to none.
The SGPS Graduate Studies Program provides accelerated graduate programs to working professionals, who have earned an undergraduate degree, with an opportunity to complete a graduate degree in 12 to 24 months. Find out more about our Graduate Studies Program»
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This career changing degree that only one of the top nursing schools in Maryland can give will provide you a cutting edge education that will launch you to new levels of success and satisfaction. Having a combined educational background of both Master of Science in Nursing and an emphasis in business leadership will provide graduates with the advanced leadership skills necessary for advancement in today's health care field. In addition, graduates will be able to achieve a level of academia within educational arenas which is second to none.
The School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Washington Adventist University was designed to accommodate the demanding schedules and educational needs of a working adult student. Instructors are experienced professionals and leaders in both the MBA and Nursing Administration disciplines in the nation's capital. The condensed program format will allow students to complete the masters degree in as little as 18 months with the benefits of attending class two nights per week or 24 months in the one night per week program.