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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Trust the leader in Master of Science in Nursing graduates* to help you take your nursing career to the next level.

As a nurse with a passion for helping people, you want to do more to elevate patient care.


Whether you want to work one-on-one with patients or pursue a nursing leadership position, our CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program can help you drive your goals forward. When you choose Walden, you will:

  • Learn from the leader. No other school graduates more MSN students than Walden.*
  • Tailor your studies to your interests with either direct patient care or indirect patient care specializations.
  • Choose the traditional Course-based learning or our flexible, Tempo Competency-based Learning format, designed to work around your busy schedule.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: February 24, 2020

Transfer Credits: Varies

Accreditation: CCNE Accredited

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More about our MSN program

To be considered for this master’s program, you must have a valid RN license and meet the admission requirements for your chosen MSN track and specialization. All applicants must submit a completed online application and transcripts.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment specialist today at 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

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Our enrollment specialists are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.
CCNEThe baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

Why earn your MSN at Walden?

Christi Siedlecki

"My education from Walden helped me achieve my goal of becoming CEO of the clinic where I was previously nurse manager."

Christi Siedlecki | Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Graduate

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Retrieved July 2017, using CIP code 51.3801 (Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse). Includes 2016 preliminary data.

Walden is currently unable to accept applications for the competency-based MSN specializations in Nurse Executive, Nursing Education, and Nursing Informatics, from residents of the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.

Some entry options may require that you fulfill general education requirements prior to taking masters-level coursework. Once you meet these requirements, you will continue to your MSN program. Please speak to an enrollment specialist for more details.