online Master Of Science for Nursing Professionals

The ever-changing healthcare landscape makes advancing your nursing practice essential to the promise of safe, patient-centered care. Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), American Military University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree prepares individuals to be effective leaders in the nursing profession and agents of change in the delivery of quality healthcare.

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Through AMU's M.S. in Nursing program, you will choose from two tracks:

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Leader

Your MSN studies will conclude with a track-related practicum at a location in your community and an evidence-based practice capstone project.

Get the Most Out of Your Online Learning Experience

  • Take classes on topics such as population-based healthcare, research and evidence-based practice, informatics and technology, and health policy
  • Use evidence-based nursing research and nursing theory to guide your learning and your professional practice
  • Select a practicum site tailored to your area of professional interest
  • Design an evidence-based nursing practice project to apply and showcase your acquired learning
  • Learn from expert faculty who are active leaders in the nursing field and bring real-world healthcare experience into your online classroom
  • Nurse educators and nurse leaders are helping lead the change to move nursing into the future, while caring for the health of the nation and the world.

    Special MSN admissions requirements apply.

    NOTE: This Master of Science in Nursing program is currently not open for admission to Tennessee residents or Washington State residents.

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Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military grant.

Undergraduate $250 per credit hour with military grant $270/credit hour standard rate Graduate $325 per credit hour with military grant $350/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

92% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Ebooks are provided at no cost for students enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit.

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At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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