Earn a master's degree in nursing with concentration in nursing administration or nursing education
Combining a unique blend of online courses and clinical experiences, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) education program provides advanced degree options for BSN graduates. As an MSN student, you will have the opportunity to complete your master's in nursing education or nursing administration.
Our accredited MSN program is offered through three different plans of study to best fit your needs: Part-time (three years), Full-time (two years) or Full-time Accelerated (18 months).
MSN Degree Core Classes
All MSN students will take the following 18 hours of core classes:
- NUR 5013 Nursing Science
- NUR 5033 Concepts of Advanced Practice Nursing
- NUR 5043 Ethics and Policy Issues in Advanced Practice
- NUR 5083 Nursing Research
- NUR 5123 Information Systems
- NUR 5533 Statistics & Data Analysis for Nursing
The nursing education track will prepare you for academic, staff development, and patient education roles. The program will provide you with an excellent foundation in nursing education knowledge, leadership, and evidence-based practice, as well as adult educational theory and teaching strategies.
The nursing administration track will provide you with an in-depth study of nursing leadership principles and practices promoting nursing excellence and process improvement. You will gain valuable skills in communication, relationship-building, knowledge of the healthcare environment, leadership, professionalism and business skills.
The MSN degree is offered through SBU's College of Health Professions.
Want to learn more?
To learn more about the MSN education program, application, financial aid and cost information, visit the MSN Graduate Studies page.