An online MSN degree program is offered by Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

MSN – Master of Science in Nursing

College of Healthcare Sciences

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$5,000 HEALTHCARE HERO SCHOLARSHIP

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Lead the Way in Nursing. Pursue Your MSN Degree Online.

Looking to advance in your career as a nurse leader or educator? Regent's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is designed for the adult learner with Registered Nurse licensure and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Develop the skills you need to bring about positive and impactful change to hospital systems and academic nursing programs. Choose from two concentrations: Nurse Educator or Nurse Leadership & Management—all presented from a Christian worldview.

RECEIVE A $5000 HEALTHCARE HERO SCHOLARSHIP

To support our dedicated healthcare heroes serving amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Regent's School of Nursing is offering a $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship to all licensed, registered nurses. Nurses who enroll in the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing or MSN degree programs by October 26, 2020 and begin courses by Fall 2020, will receive this scholarship. Learn more.

SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS

Gain the professional proficiency necessary to teach with confidence and engage with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field. Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Experience the Regent difference through our online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program.

Fully Online MSN

8-Week Course Sessions

42 Credit Hours

Attention MSN prospects without a bachelor’s: Learn how you can earn your MSN faster by taking dual-credit courses that satisfy both an RN to B.S. in Nursing degree and your master’s.

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 42

Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, you will be able to:

  • Assess health systems and recommend evidence-based healthcare improvements.
  • Apply ethical and responsible leadership behaviors to social, psychological and health-related situations.
  • Expand career opportunities with the potential to advance as a nursing scholar.

Career Opportunities:

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Charge Nurse
  • Patient Care/Case Manager
  • Leader in Frontline Nursing

15% Projected growth in employment of registered nurses from 2016 - 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

Click any section below for additional information or access your course schedule.

2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

Application Process – Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Step 1: Application & Application Fee

  • Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application. Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.
  • Fee Waiver: Attend an on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.
  • Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

  • We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: MSN Master's Application Pieces.
  • Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.
  • International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.
  • *Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University's Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a nursing or non-nursing bachelor's degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.
  • The MSN requires a candidate to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a 3.0GPA in previously completed nursing courses.
  • Report no more than two previous documented failures in MSN courses.

Step 3: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • Please complete a brief admissions questionnaire based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objectives with our programs. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an admissions counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.

Step 4: Submit Your Nursing License

  • In order to be admitted to the MSN program, you must submit an active unencumbered/unrestricted Registered Nurse license from your state of practice.

Step 5: Submit a Government-Issued ID

  • To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.

 

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

$550


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

$550


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.