Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

At a Glance

Next Start Date: November 28, 2022

Limited-Time Offer: Receive up to a $3,000 Walden Care & Compassion Grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 28, 2022. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

Transfer Credits: Varies

Accreditation: CCNE Accredited for 10-Year Maximum


Why Earn Your Online MSN at Walden?

pen iconLearn from the leader. No other school graduates more MSN students than Walden.*

pen iconTailor your studies to your interests with either direct patient care or indirect patient care specializations.

Choose the course-based format or our flexible, competency-based format, designed to work around your busy schedule.

book iconRefine your skills with state-of-the-art classroom tools including iHuman patient simulation software, strength-finding tools, and realistic case studies.

pen iconTake advantage of tuition savings if you are an employee or member of an eligible partner organization.

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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.

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Based on the most recent year of completions survey data available, using CIP code family 51.38 “Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, and Clinical Nursing” for Master’s degrees (Award level 7). Available at (Retrieved January 2021; may consist of or include provisional release data).