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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.

Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Speak with an enrollment specialist to learn about our current tuition savings.

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Transfer Credits:

Varies

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

CCNE

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: August 31, 2020

Transfer Credits: Varies

Accreditation: CCNE Accredited

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Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Speak with an enrollment specialist to learn about our current tuition savings.

SEE ALL OFFERS

Transfer Credits:

Varies

Two Ways to Learn

Choose the learning path that fits your life and experience. Here are the two ways to earn your degree:

Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree. Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace, ideal for some students.
Time Structured schedule Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations
Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace, ideal for some students.
Time
Structured schedule Flexible Schedule
Pace
Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition
Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support
Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations

*May not be available for all degree programs.

 

Tempo Learning

Nurse Executive

Go from giving the shots to calling them. Help shape the future by making significant contributions to your organization in planning, finance, and human resources. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Tempo Learning

Nursing Education

Prepare to address current healthcare issues in a clinical environment while developing teaching expertise in both classroom and staff development settings. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Tempo Learning

Nurse Informatics

Learn how to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs in health IT. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Course-based

General

Gain critical business skills and expertise to become an effective decision-maker and business leader in today's global environment.

 

Course-based

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Learn how to conduct initial assessments, make diagnoses, and develop treatment and care plans for acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.

 

Course-based

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Improve health outcomes for adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults by conducting initial assessments and delivering diagnoses as well as developing treatment and care plans.

 

Course-based

Family Nurse Practitioner

Discover how to assess, diagnose, and treat routine medical conditions and explore strategies for practicing preventive healthcare for individuals and families.

 

Course-based

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Gain the skills to diagnose, provide therapy, treat, and prescribe medications for patients with mental illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse issues.

 

Course-based

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Gain the skills to diagnose, provide therapy, treat, and prescribe medications for patients with mental illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse issues.

 

Course-based

Nurse Executive

Go from giving the shots to calling them. Help shape the future by making significant contributions to your organization in planning, finance, and human resources. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Course-based

Nursing Education

Prepare to address current healthcare issues in a clinical environment while developing teaching expertise in both classroom and staff development settings. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Course-based

Nursing Informatics

Learn how to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs in health IT. Location restrictions apply for competency-based program

 

Course-based

Public Health Nursing

Gain the knowledge and leadership skills to address health and access issues for populations in underserved communities, and focus on key health issues that may otherwise be overlooked.

Partnering with over 300 leading healthcare employers and organizations

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 a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
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 (www.ccneaccreditation.org). 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?

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: Alaska, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington.

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.

ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:

A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.

NEW MILITARY OFFERS:

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,125 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are active duty or reservist members of the Military or National Guard, and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of the following eligible Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs: BS Health Studies - Healthcare Management, BS in Business Administration, BS in Health Studies, BS in Healthcare Management, BS in Nursing, BS in Public Health, BS Public Health - Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, & Leadership, Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Master of Healthcare Administration– General, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Administration, Management & Leadership, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood Settings, and MS in Criminal Justice. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,312.50 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Veterans and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $875 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Military Spouses and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning BS in Early Childhood Studies program. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.