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

MSN – Master of Science in Nursing

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.

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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 August 6, 2021, and begin courses by Fall 2021, 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.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

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

The Master of Nursing (MSN) – Nurse Educator program will develop the scholarly skills you need to help you secure highly sought roles in clinical and academic education, so you can begin developing effective ways to educate nurses in the area of health promotion.

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The Master of Nursing (MSN) – Nurse Leadership & Management program helps you develop strong strategic and organizational leadership skills that improve policies and impact patient outcomes and staff relations, while also strengthening your career opportunities as a nursing leader.

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Nursing and other relevant theories that apply to advanced nursing practice. Applies biblical worldview to ethical decision-making.

Advanced practice nurse’s role in the use and management of information in the healthcare industry. Major topics related to nursing informatics and technology.

Nursing and healthcare delivery systems including organization and financing, and the economic, legal and political factors that influence health care. The role of nursing and healthcare delivery systems in the delivery of safe high quality care to patients.

Expands the research knowledge gained at the baccalaureate level. Application of nursing research to nursing practice along with the role of biostatistics in nursing research.

Continued application of nursing research and biostatistics in nursing practice; research project will validate the student’s skills in data collection and analysis methods, interpretation and reporting of statistical results. Prerequisite: NURS 633.

2020-21 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before 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.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 14Monday, August 24
Session MFriday, September 11Monday, September 21
Session BFriday, October 16Monday, October 26
Session CTuesday, January 5Monday, January 11
Session TFriday, January 29Monday, February 8
Session DFriday, March 5Monday, March 15
Session EFriday, April 30Monday, May 10
Session FFriday, June 11Monday, 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.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
M.S. in Health Information Systems Administration$6756$4,050
MSN$5506$3,300

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
M.S. in Health Information Systems Administration$6759$6,075
MSN$5509$4,950

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
M.S. in Health Information Systems Administration$6756$4,050
MSN$5506$3,300

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
M.S. in Health Information Systems Administration$6759$6,075
MSN$5509$4,950

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$750
University Services Fee (Online Students)$600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

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