Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse


Answer the call for Ethical Leadership

MSN in Nurse Leadership

Houston Baptist University makes earning your MSN in Nurse Leadership flexible, affordable and convenient. Through a blend of 100% online courses and a practicum experience, you can be on the pathway to success in as little as 24 months – from anywhere in the United States.

HBU’s MSN in Nurse Leadership is designed to equip nurses with the critical competencies needed to take on top-level, nonclinical leadership roles in the workplace where your foundation of ethical decision making will help you succeed. At HBU we see each student as an individual, offering personalized, real-time feedback from expert faculty and one-on-one support to help ensure your success.

  • 100% Online, Asynchronous Coursework
  • Practicum & Role Immersion Experiences at Healthcare Facilities Near You
  • Faith-based Education with a Focus on Ethical and Value-based Nursing
  • 24 Month Completion Time – Work While You Learn
  • 2 Starts per Year (Fall, Spring)
  • MSN Programs are CCNE Accredited
  • $17,500 Tuition
  • 35 Credits
  • Tight-Knit, Supportive Community
  • Personal Success Coaching from Day One
  • Partnership discounts at many area employers
  • Prepares nurses for Nurse Executive Board Certification

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MSN in Nurse Leadership Possible Career Paths*:

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Nurse Leaders are In Demand

Advance your career and become an impactful nurse leader with an MSN in Leadership.

The MSN in Leadership provides a pathway to administration and leadership roles in hospitals, private practice, government agencies, long-term care facilities, community service organizations, and private corporations.

Requirements & Admission Information

  • Online, No Fee Application
  • Current RN Licensure (anywhere in the US)
  • Interview with the Program Director
  • Resume
  • Completed your BSN with a 3.0 GPA (lower than 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis).

Financial Aid

You may be eligible for financial aid through the Federal Financial Aid program. To find out your eligibility and what you may qualify for, complete and submit a current FAFSA application at (Houston Baptist University school code: 003576). Payment plans are available to accommodate students’ personal finance and employer reimbursement needs.

Master’s in Nursing Program Features

Four In-Demand Online MSN Programs at HBU:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care (PNP-PC)
  • Nurse Education
  • Nurse Leadership

Flexible, Convenient and Affordable

  • 100% Online, Asynchronous Coursework
  • Practicum & Role Immersion Experiences at Healthcare Facilities Near You
  • 24 Month Completion Time at Only 17.5K – Work While You Learn

Learn Comprehensive Skill Sets Valuable to Employers

In order to meet the need for highly trained nursing staff in Texas hospitals and healthcare facilities, the online MSN programs follow an industry-aligned format. Program curriculums blend employer requirements and those of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties ensuring that the curriculum is high quality and targeted to the skills you need to succeed today. Our MSN curriculums are student-centric and personalized, blending online courses with direct, hands-on experiences. Learning outcomes are industry-aligned, utilizing next-generation technology, and strongly supported by clinical/practicum and preceptor experiences.

Tight-Knit Community and Personalized Support

As a student at HBU, are provided with a supportive and tight-knit community from day one. Instead of learning in crowded lecture halls, students receive real-time, personalized feedback while working online as well as at leading healthcare facilities to master their skills. Individualized faculty support guides you along the way through coursework and hands-on clinical/practicum and preceptor experiences.

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