Master of Science in Nursing
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program provides students who hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing and an active, unencumbered U.S. registered nurse (RN) license with graduate-level nursing competencies. Students learn to apply a systems approach to healthcare delivery and effectively apply leadership and management principles, theories, and interdisciplinary collaboration to promote, high quality, safe, and effective nursing care. Graduates develop competence related to applying theoretical frameworks, research, and continuous quality improvement to their practice. Graduates are prepared to advance their careers as leaders and administrators who can effectively contribute to the improvement of patient and organizational outcomes within healthcare settings.
A 300 level or higher statistics course is required to begin the MSN program. Students may transfer in statistics or take MAT 304 concurrently with NUR 500 in the first quarter of their program.
*The MSN Program is not yet approved in all states. Please go to www.strayer.edu for the latest information regarding program availability.
Strayer University currently does not have programmatic accreditation for the MSN program. Please be advised that without programmatic accreditation, Strayer MSN Program students and graduates may not be able to transfer credits to an outside institution in the pursuit of a Doctoral degree in nursing. We cannot guarantee or make any promises related to our intention to pursue programmatic accreditation.
Area I-Core Component
, NUR 505
, NUR 510
and NUR 520
are eligible for transfer credit. No more than 13.5 credits may be transferred into program core courses. NUR500 is not eligible for transfer credit and must be taken in residence
|NUR 500||Foundations of Success for Graduate Studies in Nursing (1.5 quarter credit hours)||
|NUR 501||Theoretical Foundations, Research, & Evidence-Informed Nursing Practice ||
|NUR 505||Informatics for Contemporary Nursing Practice||
|NUR 510||Health Promotion of Individuals & Populations||
|NUR 515||Leadership, Management, & Interdisciplinary Collaboration||
|NUR 520||Healthcare Policy & Politics||
|Total Credit Hours:||24
Area II-Concentration Component
Concentration courses are not eligible for transfer credit.
Leadership and Management for Health Systems Concentration
|NUR 530||Nursing Leadership & Management in a Dynamic Healthcare Environment||
|NUR 531||Health Care Finance ||
|NUR 532||Healthcare Policy, Law, & Ethics ||
|NUR 533||Cultural Dynamics & Organizational Change in Healthcare||
|NUR 534||21st Century Nursing Leadership||
|NUR 535||Nursing Leadership & Management Practicum||
|Total Credit Hours:||27
All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours (except NUR500 which is 1.5 quarter credit hours).