Evening & Graduate Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing

The Latest AACN Essentials Today. More Flexibility Tomorrow.

Learn more about USM's MSN Program The University of Saint Mary’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is built on the new Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). This new, online program means you’ll get the very latest education to help you advance in a rapidly changing, and growing, nursing profession.

Perhaps you’re also looking to eventually earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in the future. Our curriculum and clinical options put you a step ahead should you decide to pursue a doctorate program. Most nurses will end up retaking some courses in their DNP program, but with our program, you’ll have completed advanced health assessment, advanced physiology and pathophysiology, and advanced pharmacology.

Designed for licensed, BSN nurses, the online Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Saint Mary is built on the highest accreditation standards of the CCNE. This innovative, online MSN will give you the latest knowledge and the highly respected credentials you need to help take the next step in your nursing career today. Plus, the DNP preparation sets you up for more career opportunity tomorrow.

The University of Saint Mary (USM) is currently seeking initial accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the graduate online program in nursing.  USM is hosting an onsite review March 4 – 6, 2015. This visit does not assure accredited status will be granted.  Final CCNE accreditation decisions are retroactive to the first day of the program visit pending a positive outcome.