Master of Science in Nursing
Be the change you want to see in health care
Whether you are a registered nurse looking to bolster your credentials to meet today’s higher standards or an advanced-practice nurse seeking to expand your knowledge and take on greater leadership responsibilities, our CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs can prepare you to make your next move.
With an MSN specialization, you can transition your role from direct patient care and case management to developing nursing practice standards, creating quality assurance procedures and managing complex nursing care systems.
Maximize your preparation with our MSN
Through our MSN degree programs or post-master’s certificate programs, the University of Phoenix® School of Nursing can help prepare you to sit for four certification exams:
- National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator Exam (CNE) .
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Nursing Certification (RN-BC) exam.
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nurse Executive-Board Certification (NE-BC) exam .
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (FNP-BC)credential or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified (FNP-C) credential .
Master of Science in Nursing programs
Choose the MSN program that aligns with your career goals to learn how University of Phoenix School of Nursing can help prepare you to take on your next challenge.
MSN/Nurse Practitioner (available at select campus locations in Arizona and California and Online in AZ, UT, NM, TX, NV and FL)
Some programs have additional requirements such as field experiences, clinical components or residencies. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Certificates in nursing
If you’ve already earned an MSN but are looking to specialize in an in-demand area of health care, our post-master’s certificates may be right for you.
For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment .
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation ).
Your journey begins here
Fill out a request form in your desired area of study, and an enrollment representative can help you start your journey.