Master of Science in Nursing
Lead the professional development of future generations of nurses
A master’s degree in nursing can open doors to nurses interested in increased specialization in fields including administration and education. As future leaders of the profession, your graduate education from US University will give you the tools you need to manage the professional and intellectual development of practicing nurses for years to come. The program requires applicant to have completed a BSN and hold a RN license.
The MSN-Administrator degree will prepare you for planning, organization and leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings. The MSN-Educator degree will prepare you to become an educator in the nursing and health fields so you can show others how to take care of their health or help them become nurses.
Program features include:
- Complete the program in as little as 12 months!
- Study at San Diego and Orange County campuses or online
- No clinical component required: complete your entire degree online or on campus
- Federal financial aid available to qualified students
Program Learning Outcomes
Master of Science in Nursing –Specialization in Administration
- Apply the knowledge and skills in leadership, management, and administration to influence Nursing practice and healthcare policy.
- Create strategies and approaches in developing programs that addresses health promotion and disease prevention needs of populations.
- Explain the role of planning, organizing, leading and controlling in healthcare organizations.
- Apply principles of ethics and understand legal implications in relation to administrative and clinical problem solving and decision-making.
- Use leadership role in influencing regulatory, legislative, and public policy to promote healthy communities
- Assess theories and conceptual frameworks from Nursing and related disciplines as a foundation for implementing change in a healthcare organization.
- Evaluate the influence of diversity, in relation to decision-making, in the areas of clinical practice and administration.
Master of Science in Nursing -Specialization in Education
- Critique, evaluate, and utilize concepts and theories of nursing, educational pedagogy, and curriculum development to meet educational objectives of an educational program.
- Integrate teaching learning theories and educational objectives in nursing education and clinical settings.
- Communicate effectively and collaboratively with students, colleagues, and administrators.
- Appraise ethical, political, economic, legal, and regulatory issues that impact nursing and nursing education.
- Implement a variety of teaching strategies to facilitate student learning.
- Evaluate selected learning theories and their influence on student outcomes in the classroom and clinical setting.
- Identify and evaluate health care outcomes and educational outcomes.