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Bradley University

Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning. Today, we offer an impressive array of more than 130 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs across five colleges and the Graduate School. Widely respected for our outstanding faculty and student-centered approach to learning, we’re able to provide the resources of a large university—but with the personalized attention of a small private college. With more than 77,000 alumni worldwide, we are full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive academic institutions. 

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Benedictine University

Founded in 1887, Benedictine
University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate
students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning
Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Benedictine University provides a
values-centered Liberal Arts education. Today, Benedictine enrolls nearly
10,000 students from all 50 states in the US and over 17 countries.

Why
Benedictine University Online?

•Over 130 year legacy of academic excellence
•Ranked among America's Top Colleges by "Forbes" Magazine
•91% of current students report they are satisfied or very satisfied with their learning experience

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Walden University

Walden is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty, and a rigorous curriculum. Our advanced degrees are intended to advance the quality of life not just for the Walden graduate, but for everyone he or she encounters.

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Colorado Technical University

Since 1965 Colorado Technical University has been proud to educate career focused students to advance their education and help achieve their goals. CTU’s commitment to provide innovative, real-world learning to students within Colorado, the military, across the U.S. and overseas has never wavered.

 

Commitment to innovation and online education

In 1995, we introduced our online school and took our commitment to educating career-focused adults into homes coast to coast and continent to continent. Our online school reached far and wide—from U.S. military personnel stationed at bases overseas to students in China aspiring to enrich their education. We are proud to provide effective, industry-leading online and virtual learning options for our students.

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As a seasoned nurse practitioner, you do far more than care for the sick. You elevate the practice of patient-centered care and help transform the way healthcare is delivered. Now it’s time to gain the doctoral-level credentials that support the breadth of your abilities. Prepare to advance your expertise - and your career - with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice from Bradley University.

Choose the unique path that’s right for you:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice — Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)

The innovative curriculum of our 100% online DNP programs is designed to prepare you for the highest level of nursing practice, research and leadership. Plus, the lessons learned in your online courses and clinicals can be immediately applied to real-life patient care scenarios and nursing administration challenges. Depending on which track you choose, course topics can include:

  • Management in Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Data Management
  • Planning, Decision Making and Performance Measurement
  • Principles of FNP Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Professional Aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing

Graduate with your DNP from a top-tier university like Bradley, and you can propel your future as a:

  • Chief nursing officer
  • Nursing director
  • Nurse manager
  • Healthcare director
  • Nursing care facility manager
  • Nurse executive
  • Nurse administrator

Additional Program Benefits:

  • Complete coursework 100% online with no campus residency requirements
  • Choose your site supervisor for local clinicals
  • Become eligible to sit for the ANCC certification exam
  • Earn a respected degree from a top-ranked nursing school


As a seasoned nurse practitioner, you do far more than care for the sick. You elevate the practice of patient-centered care and help transform the way healthcare is delivered. Now it’s time to gain the doctoral-level credentials that support the breadth of your abilities. Prepare to advance your expertise - and your career - with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice from Bradley University.

Choose the unique path that’s right for you:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice — Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)

The innovative curriculum of our 100% online DNP programs is designed to prepare you for the highest level of nursing practice, research and leadership. Plus, the lessons learned in your online courses and clinicals can be immediately applied to real-life patient care scenarios and nursing administration challenges. Depending on which track you choose, course topics can include:

  • Management in Healthcare Organizations
  • Healthcare Data Management
  • Planning, Decision Making and Performance Measurement
  • Principles of FNP Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Professional Aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing

Graduate with your DNP from a top-tier university like Bradley, and you can propel your future as a:

  • Chief nursing officer
  • Nursing director
  • Nurse manager
  • Healthcare director
  • Nursing care facility manager
  • Nurse executive
  • Nurse administrator

Additional Program Benefits:

  • Complete coursework 100% online with no campus residency requirements
  • Choose your site supervisor for local clinicals
  • Become eligible to sit for the ANCC certification exam
  • Earn a respected degree from a top-ranked nursing school


The growing shortage of family medicine doctors in the U.S. is driving demand for advanced practice nurses. That’s why now is an ideal time to broaden your scope of practice within the field. Gain the specialized credentials to provide care for patients of all ages; earn an online Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Bradley University.

With our 100% online and ACEN-accredited FNP Certificate program, you can pursue one of today’s most satisfying and fast-growing career paths — all without having to put your life on hold.

Designed to prepare you for advanced practice with individuals and families throughout the life continuum, the innovative curriculum of our online FNP Certificate program can prepare you to diagnose illness, conduct exams and care for patients and families. Plus, the lessons learned in your online courses and clinicals can be immediately applied to real-life patient care scenarios. Courses include:

  • Principles of FNP Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Professional Aspects of Advanced Nursing Practice

With an online FNP Certificate from a top-tier university like Bradley, you can propel your future as an advanced practice nurse within a wide variety of settings:

  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Health departments
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Private doctor’s offices
  • Primary care offices
  • Community clinics
  • Schools
  • Private homes

Additional Program Benefits:

  • Complete coursework 100% online with no campus residency requirements
  • Choose your site supervisor for local clinicals
  • Become eligible to sit for the ANCC certification exam
  • Earn a respected degree from a top-ranked, ACEN-accredited nursing school


Demand for preventive care continues to rise in the U.S. - especially now that millions of Americans have access to medical services through the Affordable Care Act. However, with primary care physicians in short supply, more and more individuals and families are turning to advanced practice nurses for treatment. How can you prepare to serve them? Broaden your scope of practice and operate with greater autonomy; earn your online MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Bradley University.

Our 100% online and ACEN-accredited BSN to MSN-FNP program gives you the flexibility to advance your expertise - and your career - without having to put your life on hold.

Designed to prepare you for advanced practice with individuals and families throughout the life continuum, the innovative curriculum of our online MSN-FNP program can prepare you to diagnose illness, conduct exams and care for patients and families. Plus, the lessons learned in your online courses and clinicals can be immediately applied to real-life nursing scenarios. Courses include:

  • Principles of FNP Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Leadership in the Healthcare Delivery System
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Policy

With an online MSN-FNP from a top-tier university like Bradley, you can propel your future as an advanced practice nurse and leader within a wide variety of settings:

  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Health departments
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Private doctor’s offices
  • Community clinics
  • Schools
  • Private homes

Additional Program Benefits:

  • Complete coursework 100% online with no campus residency requirements
  • Choose your site supervisor for local clinicals
  • Become eligible to sit for the ANCC certification exam
  • Earn a respected degree from a top-ranked, ACEN-accredited nursing school


This specialization prepares nurses to deliver personalized services to patients. Students learn how to improve patient care outcomes through patient referrals and evaluation of the healthcare system and its ability to meet patient needs. Students gain knowledge and clinical expertise in the case management and working in health maintenance organizations. Students will complete Practice Experience (PE), a Capstone Project and Practicum specific to specialty track.


This specialization prepares the professional registered nurse with additional knowledge and clinical expertise in Nursing Education that builds on a baccalaureate nursing education and practice. This specialization prepares the graduate to understand emerging trends and roles in nursing education in both the academic and healthcare environments. Tenure, promotion, governance, academic freedom and ethical concerns will be emphasized.


This specialization prepares the professional registered nurse to use data from healthcare agencies and institutions to improve patient outcomes. Students explore theoretical underpinnings of this specialization and how it impacts the healthcare environment. Graduates of this specialization will be prepared to analyze clinical and financial information, process and report acquired data.
 


This specialization prepares professional registered nurses to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they have acquired through a variety of experiences as nurse leaders/administrators in a healthcare environment. This specialization emphasizes the emerging trends in healthcare and the world health systems, developmental and accrediting trends within healthcare institutions, and government and political influence on the provision of healthcare.


The online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares registered nurses to become effective and ethical leaders, professionals, and health educators in an evolving health care industry.

Benedictine’s online MSN curriculum aligns with the graduate education standards specified by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing which emphasize organizational and systems leadership, informatics, health care technologies, advocacy, inter-professional collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and cultural awareness among other valued professional nursing qualities and skills.

The online MSN offers two concentrations that reflect the needs and trends of the nursing profession and also allows you to tailor your studies toward your own career goals.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited online MSN program.   One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is taught by doctorally prepared faculty members who are experts, practitioners and leaders in the field. 


Interested in going from RN to BSN fast?

Colorado Technical University has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program designed to help you prepare to take on more complex nursing responsibilities. Better yet, at CTU you can earn your BSN in as few as 9 months for $12,500.

 

Perfect for busy RNs.

With CTU’s simple and quick enrollment process, you can start classes before the application process is complete. Plus, CTU’s BSN degree program offers eight start dates a year, so it’s easy to find one to fit your schedule. And you can keep moving forward fast because each course is only five and a half weeks.

 

Take a look at CTU’s CCNE-accredited curriculum.

Designed by nurses for nurses, CTU’sRN to BSN program is structured so you can apply what you learn in the classroom to your job right away. Courseworkfocuses on nursing classes from day one and is conveniently accessible from anywhere with CTU’s mobile app.You may explore how to:

·         Assess team communication and decision-making dynamics to achieve quality outcomes.

·         Apply healthcare policy, finance, regulation, accreditation and trends as a patient advocate.

·         Use information and technical resources to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decisions.

·         Navigate patient preferences and designee control to provide compassionate, coordinated care.

·         Design and analyze strategies to improve quality and safety.

·         Apply appropriate evidence-based practices based on clinical expertise and patient preferences and values.

 

Are you in?

Go from RN to BSN. See if CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is right for you.

 

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org.  

Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Colorado Technical University  is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


Our changing health care industry requires nurses with more skills and knowledge than ever before. Benedictine University’s Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is designed to teach nurses to rise to the challenges of today’s complex health care environment and to help them advance their careers. 

Benedictine’s Online MSN curriculum aligns with standards set by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for graduate nursing education. Students study topics including leadership, informatics and healthcare technologies, health care advocacy and policy, collaboration among health care professionals, cultural sensitivity, and other subjects that will help them take their practice to a higher level. The program is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Nurse Educator: Students study teaching and learning theories, instructional design and curriculum evaluation in preparation for teaching nursing students or patients in a variety of settings. Coursework also covers advanced nursing topics such as health assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology from the Nurse Educator perspective. The concentration may be used as preparation for the National League of Nursing’s Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination, as well as for educator-related certifications offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited online MSN program.   One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is taught by doctorally prepared faculty members who are experts, practitioners and leaders in the field. 


Our changing health care industry requires nurses with more skills and knowledge than ever before. Benedictine University’s Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is designed to teach nurses to rise to the challenges of today’s complex health care environment and to help them advance their careers. 

Benedictine’s Online MSN curriculum aligns with standards set by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for graduate nursing education. Students study topics including leadership, informatics and healthcare technologies, health care advocacy and policy, collaboration among health care professionals, cultural sensitivity, and other subjects that will help them take their practice to a higher level. The program is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Nurse Executive Leader: This concentration prepares nurses for high-level managerial jobs with coursework in organizational skills such as collaboration, communication, planning, and critical thinking leaders need to effectively run a unit, department or facility. Coursework can prepare students for related certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited online MSN program.   One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is taught by doctorally prepared faculty members who are experts, practitioners and leaders in the field. 


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctoral teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.

Entry Paths (tracks)
BSN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN.
RN-BSN-MSN: For registered nurses who want the opportunity to earn credits toward their MSN while completing their BSN.

Specializations:
•Nursing Education – Learn to provide quality educational experiences that equip nurses to meet the demands of a diverse, ever-changing healthcare environment.
•Nurse Executive – Gain essential skills that will make you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.
•Nursing Informatics – Enhance patient care by learning to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs.
•Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Gain the skills that will allow you to conduct initial assessments and deliver diagnoses and treatment plans for the primary care of adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.
•Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Focus on the advanced care of acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults in settings including emergency rooms and surgical and medical intensive care units.
•Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, provide therapy for, and prescribe medication for patients with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse issues.
•Public Health Nursing – Prepare to assume leadership roles in assessing communities and populations; identifying high-risk groups; and developing culturally sensitive, acceptable, and realistic population-based nursing interventions.

Accreditations/Disclosures
Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.

Accolades:
Almost 90% of Walden Master of Science in Nursing alumni responding to our survey stated that their Walden degree enhanced their professional performance.
*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.

Of the nursing graduates who received a pay raise, almost 93% received it within 1 year of completing their program, according to employers responding to our survey.
*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited online MSN program.   One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is taught by doctorally prepared faculty members who are experts, practitioners and leaders in the field.


Step up to your next nursing challenge

Colorado Technical University has a master’s degree program designed to be budget-friendly and help you prepare to take on new responsibilities in nursing management, nursing education or a doctoral degree program. CTU’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is aligned to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education standards.

 

Feel the pulse of a fast-growing field.

If you’ve been thinking about an MSN, this may be the time to enroll. Employment for registered nurses was projected to grow 19% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.2 What’s more, management-level nursing positions can often require a graduate degree.3 CTU’s MSN program may be completed in as little as 18 months and won’t break the bank.


 

CTU’s curriculum is grounded in real-world experience.

The MSN program focuses on nursing management and administration rather than clinical practice. Courses are taught by faculty with experience in nursing and can include:

  • Lessons based on real-world nursing experiences shared by students and faculty.
  • Exploration of evidence-based practice, informatics and policy-making.
  • Employment of leadership skills to improve the quality of care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Integration of advanced nursing and science knowledge into practice.
  • Regular live chats with faculty recorded and accessible to students.

 

Are you in?

Get in on this fast-growing field. See if CTU’s affordable MSN program is right for you.

 

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411) www.ncahlc.org.

Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field. 


The RN to BSN Completion Program builds upon the foundation of previous nursing education at the associate degree level to enhance the theoretical concepts of the science of nursing. The RN to BSN Completion Program is evidence-based and developed according to best practices using the following professional standards: National League for Nursing Competencies for graduates of baccalaureate education; Quality and Safety in Education for Nursing Competencies; and American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials of Baccalaureate Education. The program incorporates both didactic and practice experiences in the curriculum with the practice experiences using both direct human interface and indirect learning situations that allow the student to apply concepts in the course to clinical scenarios in a simulated environment. Graduates are prepared to function as nurse generalists in a variety of healthcare settings. All students are required to complete a capstone project in a clinical setting.


Take your career to the next level with the 100% online RN to MSN Bridge Program Option. This program option gives you the opportunity to earn 25 credits in undergraduate coursework in preparation for Grantham’s Master of Science in Nursing specialization tracks. The Bridge option is only available to RNs with an associate degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN/AAS).


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.

Entry Paths (tracks)
BSN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN.
RN-BSN-MSN: For registered nurses who want the opportunity to earn their BSN while working toward their MSN.

Specializations

  • Nursing Education – Learn to provide quality educational experiences that equip nurses to meet the demands of a diverse, ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • Leadership and Management – Gain essential skills that will make you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.
  • Nursing Informatics – Enhance patient care by learning to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs.
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Gain the skills that will allow you to conduct initial assessments and deliver diagnoses and treatment plans for the primary care of adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Focus on the advanced care of acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults in settings including emergency rooms and surgical and medical intensive care units.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, and treat routine medical conditions in the primary care of individuals and families across the lifespan.
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, provide therapy, and prescribe medication for patients with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse issues.

Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.

Entry Paths (tracks)
BSN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN.
RN-BSN-MSN: For registered nurses who want the opportunity to earn their BSN while working toward their MSN.

Specializations

  • Nursing Education – Learn to provide quality educational experiences that equip nurses to meet the demands of a diverse, ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • Leadership and Management – Gain essential skills that will make you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.
  • Nursing Informatics – Enhance patient care by learning to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs.
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Gain the skills that will allow you to conduct initial assessments and deliver diagnoses and treatment plans for the primary care of adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Focus on the advanced care of acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults in settings including emergency rooms and surgical and medical intensive care units.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, and treat routine medical conditions in the primary care of individuals and families across the lifespan.
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, provide therapy, and prescribe medication for patients with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse issues.

Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.

Entry Paths (tracks)
BSN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN.
RN-BSN-MSN: For registered nurses who want the opportunity to earn their BSN while working toward their MSN.

Specializations

  • Nursing Education – Learn to provide quality educational experiences that equip nurses to meet the demands of a diverse, ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • Leadership and Management – Gain essential skills that will make you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.
  • Nursing Informatics – Enhance patient care by learning to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs.
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Gain the skills that will allow you to conduct initial assessments and deliver diagnoses and treatment plans for the primary care of adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Focus on the advanced care of acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults in settings including emergency rooms and surgical and medical intensive care units.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, and treat routine medical conditions in the primary care of individuals and families across the lifespan.
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, provide therapy, and prescribe medication for patients with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse issues.

Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


As a nurse, you already embody the Benedictine tradition of selfless service and sensitivity for those who are ill. Earning your Dual MSN/MBA from Benedictine University will help you become a servant leader who can skillfully guide health care staff and entire organizations through inevitable but unpredictable changes.

In the Dual MSN/MBA program, you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the integration of nursing and the related sciences required to analyze, design, implement and evaluate outcomes of nursing care in diverse populations.
  • Use leadership and decision-making skills to ensure quality and safe care delivery to individuals, populations, or communities in a variety of health care delivery systems.
  • Apply research outcomes in the practice setting, implement best practices across health care environments and communicate results intended to improve clinical practice.
  • Advocate for policies that improve both health outcomes for patients as well as the quality of the overall health care system.
  • Identify and analyze the elements of health system financial statements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts and analytic tools used in business.
  • Demonstrate the use of cost accounting concepts.
  • Identify assessment models for measuring and improving productivity and operational performance.


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctorally prepared teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.


Aspire to Go Higher in Nursing

Demand for nurses with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree continues to grow as employers recognize the unique contributions of these expert professionals, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).* Colorado Technical University’s new DNP program is designed for licensed RNs with a master’s in nursing who are seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice and are looking to move into advanced practice.

 

Developed using AACN’s The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice, CTU’s program offers you the opportunity to study:

  •  Population health and epidemiology
  • Organization and systems leadership
  • The scientific underpinnings of nursing practice
  • Applying evidence-based practice and research to improve health outcomes
  •  Information systems and advanced nursing practice
  • Health policy ad advanced nursing practice

     

In this program, you are required to complete 49 credits for the DNP curriculum and 1,000 documented, supervised post-baccalaureate clinical hours (500 of which must be completed at CTU). You will also attend two dynamic in-person symposia events.

 

As a busy professional nurse, this flexible, focused doctoral program offers the opportunity to earn your degree online in an accelerated time frame.

 

Classes begin every three months. Learn more.

 

*Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing, June 2017: http://www.aacnnursing.org/News-Information/Fact-Sheets/DNP-Fact-Sheet

CTU® cannot guarantee employment or salary. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, go to www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures. Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
 


Advance as a nurse leader, educator, informaticist, or practitioner with Walden’s CCNE-accredited MSN program. One of the largest and most affordable MSN programs available today with a long history of educating nursing professionals, this program is delivered online and taught by doctoral teaching faculty members who are experts, practitioners, and leaders in the field.

Entry Paths (tracks)
BSN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
RN-MSN: For registered nurses entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN.
RN-BSN-MSN: For registered nurses who want the opportunity to earn credits toward their MSN while completing their BSN.

Specializations:
•Nursing Education – Learn to provide quality educational experiences that equip nurses to meet the demands of a diverse, ever-changing healthcare environment.
•Nurse Executive – Gain essential skills that will make you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.
•Nursing Informatics – Enhance patient care by learning to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs.
•Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – Gain the skills that will allow you to conduct initial assessments and deliver diagnoses and treatment plans for the primary care of adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults.
•Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Focus on the advanced care of acutely or chronically ill adolescents (age 13 and older) through older adults in settings including emergency rooms and surgical and medical intensive care units.
•Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Learn to assess, diagnose, provide therapy for, and prescribe medication for patients with psychiatric disorders and substance abuse issues.
•Public Health Nursing – Prepare to assume leadership roles in assessing communities and populations; identifying high-risk groups; and developing culturally sensitive, acceptable, and realistic population-based nursing interventions.

Accreditations/Disclosures
Walden University’s DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.

Accolades:
Almost 90% of Walden Master of Science in Nursing alumni responding to our survey stated that their Walden degree enhanced their professional performance.
*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.

Of the nursing graduates who received a pay raise, almost 93% received it within 1 year of completing their program, according to employers responding to our survey.
*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.


Step up to your next nursing challenge

Colorado Technical University has a master’s degree program designed to be budget-friendly and help you prepare to take on new responsibilities in nursing management, nursing education or a doctoral degree program. CTU’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is aligned to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education standards.

 

Feel the pulse of a fast-growing field.

If you’ve been thinking about an MSN, this may be the time to enroll. Employment for registered nurses was projected to grow 19% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.2 What’s more, management-level nursing positions can often require a graduate degree.3 CTU’s MSN program may be completed in as little as 18 months and won’t break the bank.


 

CTU’s curriculum is grounded in real-world experience.

The MSN program focuses on nursing management and administration rather than clinical practice. Courses are taught by faculty with experience in nursing and can include:

  • Lessons based on real-world nursing experiences shared by students and faculty.
  • Exploration of evidence-based practice, informatics and policy-making.
  • Employment of leadership skills to improve the quality of care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Integration of advanced nursing and science knowledge into practice.
  • Regular live chats with faculty recorded and accessible to students.

 

Are you in?

Get in on this fast-growing field. See if CTU’s affordable MSN program is right for you.

 

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411) www.ncahlc.org.

Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states.


Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.1 CTU’s online Master of Science in Healthcare Management with an Informatics concentration was created to help you explore how to use technological solutions and data analysis to improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

Explore data management approaches to managing patient-centered electronic health data. Examine health information systems, delivery systems and classification systems. Review innovative approaches in computer science, information technology, and decision science, used to deliver and enhance care. In a capstone project case study, you will have the opportunity to use innovative IT approaches in data analytics to develop a framework for the redesign of a patient-center electronic health data system for a health organization. CTU Mobile is designed to help you stay on top of your education using your smartphone or tablet. Online classes begin every 8 weeks.


Step up to your next nursing challenge

Colorado Technical University has a master’s degree program designed to be budget-friendly and help you prepare to take on new responsibilities in nursing management, nursing education or a doctoral degree program. CTU’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is aligned to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education standards.

 

Feel the pulse of a fast-growing field.

If you’ve been thinking about an MSN, this may be the time to enroll. Employment for registered nurses was projected to grow 19% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.2 What’s more, management-level nursing positions can often require a graduate degree.3 CTU’s MSN program may be completed in as little as 18 months and won’t break the bank.


 

CTU’s curriculum is grounded in real-world experience.

The MSN program focuses on nursing management and administration rather than clinical practice. Courses are taught by faculty with experience in nursing and can include:

  • Lessons based on real-world nursing experiences shared by students and faculty.
  • Exploration of evidence-based practice, informatics and policy-making.
  • Employment of leadership skills to improve the quality of care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Integration of advanced nursing and science knowledge into practice.
  • Regular live chats with faculty recorded and accessible to students.

 

Are you in?

Get in on this fast-growing field. See if CTU’s affordable MSN program is right for you.

 

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411) www.ncahlc.org.

Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.coloradotech.edu/disclosures. CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states.