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Nursing

Master of Science

Concentrations in Education & Administration

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Your life has a calling.

How will you answer it? 

Advance your nursing career.

Our mission in nursing at SEU is to equip nurses to serve Christ and the world as competent, professional nurses through Spirit-empowered, ethical practice — informed by critical thinking, life-long learning, and leadership. SEU will equip you to make a difference in serving your patients and your community.

About This Degree

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program at Southeastern University prepares nurses to enhance their professional practice in a variety of settings. The program is designed specifically for working nurses and is delivered in a fully-online classroom offering two concentration tracks: Nursing Administration or Nursing EducationBy providing the education and experience necessary to pursue advanced levels of nursing practice, each track will lead to new heights in both professional and personal development. 

This program is designed to prepare working nurses for employment or advancement in nursing leadership or education by providing you with the tools and skills to effectively support your team.

Administration

This track is designed to provide current and aspiring nurse managers and clinical nurse leaders with the skills and knowledge necessary to guide daily operations in a variety of healthcare settings. In addition to the administration and leadership components of this degree, you will learn: 
  • Healthcare principles and policies
  • Financial and economic perspectives
  • Quality and risk management strategies
  • Legal and accreditation aspects of healthcare 
If you have a passion for participating in the direction of present and future healthcare policies, this degree will provide you the financial, ethical, and resource management skills you need to be an effective leader.

Education

This track prepares nurses to move into educational roles in academic, hospital, or community health settings. The ever-evolving landscape of healthcare is making nurse educators even more critical to evidence-based nursing practice and to improved patient outcomes. In addition to the in-depth nursing curriculum of this degree, you will learn:
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Teaching and mentorship strategies
  • Assessment and evaluation
If you have a passion for nursing and want to pass on your knowledge and establish a legacy, this track is for you. Take on a rewarding role in cultivating the next generation of nurses who provide excellent care. 
The master’s degree in nursing at Southeastern University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Program Details

Credit Hours: 32
12 hours of core courses + 20 hours of track-specific coursework

Practicum Hours: 140

Est. Program Length: 18–24 months 

Tuition: See rates

Students choose their preferred track after completion of the core courses.

Career Ideas

The online Master of Science in Nursing degree prepares you for a variety of rewarding careers in the nursing field.

Some of the possible career outcomes include:

Nurse Administrator concentration
Administrator in Healthcare Systems
Director of Nursing
Consultant
Nurse Leader

Nurse Educator concentration
Staff/Patient Educator
University Professor for Undergraduate Programs
Curriculum Coordinator
Consultant

Please note that this degree is not intended to prepare students for APRN licensure.