Online MSN

​​​​The Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing CCNE-accredited, online MSN program will help students gain confidence as nursing professionals.

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​The online MSN program offers three specializations:

Highlights of the Online MSN program:

  • Worldwide access
  • Part-time and full-time options (24 months studying full time)
  • Convenient 8-week sessions with six starts per year
  • Ability to take a session or two off
  • Take one course each session
  • Interact with professors and classmates using discussion boards and email
  • Practicum and projects are completed in your hometown
  • Competitive tuition

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Admissions

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Curriculum

MSN Nursing Core (18 credits)

  • NUR 510 Nursing Theory & Research I (3)
  • NUR 512 Organization, Delivery, and Policy in Healthcare (3)
  • NUR 514 Nursing Leadership and Advanced Roles (3)
  • NUR 516 Information Systems & Technology for Improved Healthcare (3)
  • NUR 520 Nursing Research & Theory II (3)
  • NUR 551 Advanced Role Practicum (3)

​MSN with a Specialization in Clinical Nurse Educator

The MSN with specialization in Clinical Nurse Educator prepares students to teach college-level students or seasoned nursing professionals. This program is designed for BSN trained registered nurses who want to combine clinical expertise and a passion for teaching into a rich and rewarding career. Teaching offers students the choice to focus on adult education (staff development and/or continuing education in a healthcare agency) or higher education (teaching nursing students in a degree-granting institution).

Benefits of an MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator degree:

  • Broaden career options to include either academia or healthcare organizations
  • Become eligible to be board certified in Nursing Professional Development
  • Garner skills to use right away
  • Prepare for doctoral-level studies​

Specialization Courses (15 credits)

  • NUR 508 Advanced Pathophysiology for the Clinical Nurse Educator (3)
  • NUR 521 Pharmacology & Physical Assessment for the Clinical Nurse Educator (3)
  • NUR 525 Measuring Educational Outcomes in Nursing (3)
  • NUR 526 Engaged Learning (3)
  • NUR 548 Curriculum Development in Nursing (3)

​Total Credits for an MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator: 33 credit hours

​MSN with a Specialization in Leadership in Healthcare Systems

The MSN with specialization in Leadership in Healthcare System prepares students for management and leadership positions, and to influence nursing facility policies.

​Benefits of an MSN in Leadership degree:

  • Become eligible to be board certified as a Nurse Executive or Nurse Executive
  • Earn highly respected credentials
  • Aspire to nursing management positions
  • Prepare for continued studies at the doctoral level
  • Gain skills to implement immediately on the job

Specialization Courses​ (12 credits)

  • NUR 530 Financial Management of Nursing Systems (3)
  • NUR 531 Human Resource Management in Healthcare (3)
  • NUR 532 Nursing Leadership and the Healthcare System (3)
  • NUR 533 Quality and Safety in Healthcare (3)

Total credits for an MSN in Leadership in Healthcare Systems: 30 credit hours

MSN with a Specialization in Informatics

Specialization Courses (12 credits)

  • ​NUR 580 Healthcare Informatics as a Profession (3)
  • NUR 581 Law, Ethics and Public Issues in Healthcare Informatics (3)
  • NUR 582 Leadership in Informatics for Healthcare Organizations and Public Health Strategy (3)
  • NUR 583 Data Analytics and Impact on Patient Care (3)

Post-Masters Certificate in Nursing Informatics (12 credits)

  • NUR 580 Healthcare Informatics as a Profession (3)
  • NUR 581 Law, Ethics and Public Issues in Healthcare Informatics (3)
  • NUR 582 Leadership in Informatics for Healthcare Organizations and Public Health Strategy (3)
  • NUR 583 Data Analytics and Impact on Patient Care (3)

About Bisk

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At Bisk, we live and breathe online education. For over 40 years we've been guided​ by a fundamental belief that learning is much more than a casual pursuit. It's a life-changing journey that never ends. We've built our reputation on developing successful online solutions in two key areas: Higher Education, and Executive Education and Training.

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Teresa MacGregor PhD, ARNP, Directo​r Graduate Nursing Programs