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How do I complete a Master of Science in Nursing online?

December 21, 2009  |  University Staff

Liberty University’s Online Master of Science in Nursing Program is making a difference across the country and beyond. Graduates of the program are serving as clinical nurse specialists, nursing faculty members, and in a variety of nursing leadership positions. The highly qualified and accomplished nursing professors provide students with a quality Christ-centered education. A senior graduate student recently stated, “I have found liberty at Liberty University. The MSN faculty is amazing, and I have experienced tremendous academic and spiritual growth.”

You may be thinking, how would I complete a Master of Science in Nursing online? Dr. Hila Spear, one of the key professors and director of the MSN Program states, “Our faculty is committed to mentoring and guiding our MSN candidates through each class as well as instructing them how to apply their knowledge within a clinical or education based environment. The convenience and flexibility of learning online provides registered nurses with the option to pursue graduate education while maintaining their current nursing positions and geographical locale. In addition, students benefit from having ready access to knowledgeable faculty who provide ongoing support and feedback throughout the program. Students also have valuable opportunities to dialogue with other graduate nursing students from a variety of specialty backgrounds throughout the United States and worldwide.”

Graduates are equipped with the critical thinking skills, leadership, and knowledge needed to promote the profession of nursing through clinical practice, teaching, research, program development and implementation, and scholarship. Also, graduates are prepared to act in leadership roles within the health care and nursing education venues related to activities such teaching, curriculum design and development, health promotion and disease prevention, development and evaluation of health policy, consultation, advocacy, and management of multidimensional nursing care in a variety of health care settings.

To open countless doors for professional development and advancement, contact an admissions counselor today. Advanced practice nurses and nurse educators are needed to meet the significant and complex challenges within the health care environment and the field of nursing education. All courses are offered in an online format, and most students complete the program within about two years.


Liberty University’s MSN Program is fully approved by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Visit our Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program page