Master of Science in Nursing
Step Into Leadership Today
Transform yourself into a trusted resource among your patients, peers and supervisors.
The online Master of Science in Nursing programs from Saint Xavier University advance your management, education, clinical and business skills for an immediate impact in your workplace.
Top 10 Online Graduate Nursing Program
U.S. News & World Report (2014-2022)
The online MSN offers three tracks for taking charge of the design and delivery of superior patient care:
Learn to become a clinical leader at the point of care with a focus on care coordination,
risk assessment, quality improvement, outcome evaluation, communication and leadership,
and the implementation of evidence-based practice.
Learn the skills to provide comprehensive, patient-centered primary care to individuals
of all ages. Coursework prepares graduates to take the family nurse practitioner certification
exam administered by ANCC or AANP.
MSN/MBA Dual Degree
An MBA helps nurses achieve an understanding of core business principles and allows them to come up with comprehensive solutions to complex challenges in the healthcare field. Nurses who earn an MBA will be strongly considered for business and leadership roles in healthcare facilities such as nurse manager, nurse administrator, healthcare manager, Director of Nursing (DNO) or Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).LEARN MORE
Choose a high-quality nursing education that is affordable, accessible and immediately applicable.
Saint Xavier University as well as the School of Nursing and Health Sciences Division and its programs are consistently recognized for their educational quality.
Saint Xavier University is a Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education as designated by the National League for Nursing (NLN).
To achieve COE status, a nursing school must demonstrate sustained excellence in faculty development, nursing education research, or student learning and professional development.
Currently, SXU is one of about 80 institutions in the United States to receive this distinction and one of eight schools to be re-designated four times.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Saint Xavier University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Because of the rigorous standards necessary to earn and maintain accredited status, CCNE-accredited nursing schools like SXU's School of Nursing give prospective students greater confidence in the education they will receive. Earning a nursing degree from a CCNE-accredited program will also assure employers of the value of your education.
Ranked as a Top 10 Online Graduate Nursing Program (2022) by U.S. News World Report for the past nine consecutive years.
These distinctions help give you confidence in the professional nursing development you will experience as a student at Saint Xavier University, and they will demonstrate the full value of your degree to employers, peers, and patients.
These nationally recognized, CCNE-accredited online MSN programs help you take charge of integrating the most up-to-date evidence-based practices with new technologies and effective communication strategies into patient care. You will emerge as a leader in your area of practice empowered to positively impact positive outcomes.
The learning outcomes of each track are applicable to a variety of settings, making Saint Xavier's online Master of Science in Nursing programs a flexible education experience you can call on throughout your career.
Clinical Partner Discount
The 20-percent clinical partner tuition discount can be taken advantage of by students enrolled in SXU's graduate program who are employed as a .5 or greater (40 hours per pay period) status in a clinical setting where our School of Nursing undergraduate nursing students are able to conduct clinicals on an ongoing, consistent basis. A consistent basis of which students are hosted by the clinical site is defined as 2 years or more.
- Those students working in the same identified clinical setting with a work status of .4 or less, will be eligible for a 10-percent tuition discount.
- Please note that the above discounts cannot be combined with any other discounts.
Alumni Loyalty Scholarship
Individuals who received their undergraduate degree from Saint Xavier University can now receive a scholarship upon admission to a graduate degree program at the university. Please speak with a graduate admissions counselor for more information.
Select organizations are eligible for tuition assistance. Speak with a graduate admissions counselor for more information.
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Be a Recognized Leader Today
Learn more about your path to nursing leadership with the online MSN degree programs at SXU. For questions about the program or the application process please contact the Graduate Admission Office.
- Email: graduateadmissionFREESXU
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