Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Developing Nurses into Leaders and Educators
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree at Concordia University Irvine develops professional nurses into leaders and educators.
- Advance your Career. Our MSN will prepare you for the next phase of your career – whether as a nursing leader in healthcare management or as an educator. The Nursing Leadership track focuses on the advancement of healthcare delivery in the clinical setting, while the Nursing Education track will equip you to teach undergraduate nursing students in a variety of specialty content and clinical practice areas. The goal of the program is to equip you with expert knowledge and a set of skills that differentiates you in the field of healthcare and in your workplace.
- Committed to Caring. Making a difference in caring for others is at the heart of our Christian mission and our nursing philosophy. You will learn from faculty who understand and are passionate about the emotional connection with the heart, mind, spirit, and practice of teaching nursing for future generations.
- Fully Online and Blended Learning. To accommodate working nurses, our program gives you the option of taking courses fully online or in a blended format of online and classroom instruction. Depending on your pace of study, you can complete your master's degree in 15-20 months.
- Respected Reputation and Accreditation. Concordia's Nursing program enjoys an excellent reputation, and has nursing graduates at hospitals throughout the region and nation. Concordia University Irvine is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The MSN program will seek Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation upon acceptance of the first cohort. The ABSN and the RN to BSN programs have successfully achieved 10 year accreditation from CCNE.
For more information about Concordia's MSN, please fill out our inquiry form or contact our Admissions Coordinator, Melissa Hinrichs, at (949) 214-3277 or [email protected].
Pending the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The nursing department will seek CCNE accreditation for the MSN program after the first nursing cohort has been admitted into the program.