MSN/MBA – Dual Degree A Fusion of Care and Organizational Longevity


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree is designed to offer the full content of both the M.S. in Nursing and the MBA for professionals who need to apply critical executive business practices to the healthcare field. With the online MSN/MBA dual degree, you have the opportunity to learn to balance medical costs, economic factors of healthcare, strategy-shaping regulations, and important ethical considerations to ensure high efficiency and effective use of medical resources.

You can also learn how to be successful in a healthcare organization, manage operations and personnel, ensure quality, and maintain compliance with laws that affect healthcare providers, administrators, and organizations.

Licensure requirements may vary and are subject to change without notice. View your state’s requirements here: licensure/certification requirements.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Students who are looking for MSN/MBA programs online need training in both graduate-level nursing and business that are not satisfied with shorter business or healthcare programs. Taking on a dual degree program like the MSN/MBA can be challenging, but it is an incredibly effective way to ensure that you have the full spectrum of skills and knowledge needed for effective administration in a healthcare facility.

Liberty University’s MSN/MBA program is 100% online and has no required on-campus courses, meaning that you can complete your online coursework from the comfort of your home at any time of the day.

What are the benefits of pursuing an MSN/MBA dual degree online?

  • Completing the full content of both the Master of Science in Nursing and the Master of Business Administration can provide a vast, flexible skill set for many administrative and leadership roles in the nursing healthcare industry.
  • This program is 100% online with no required on-campus intensives and no thesis requirement.
  • This program provides a flexible selection of leadership analysis, management skills, and executive leadership development that can equip students for their industry’s leadership challenges.


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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

The online MSN/MBA dual degree program is designed to combine the administrative theory and healthcare practice skills of the online MSN degree with the executive business and leadership content of the online MBA degree. The purpose is to provide you with a broader skill set that is more effective in meeting unexpected and unconventional business problems encountered while practicing in a nursing leadership role.

This degree contains critical medical research and writing training needed to stay up to speed on industry movements in managing population health and nursing issues in information technology. You can learn practical skills and techniques for the nursing administrator role, such as organizational leadership and management of resources specific to nursing administration.

The Master of Business Administration online content of the MSN/MBA dual degree provides important executive leadership and management skills, as well as useful business training in essential areas such as legal issues in business, organizational design and structure, and contemporary issues in human resource management for a higher-level perspective on operations and effective business. These skills combined with the nursing administration content of the online MSN/MBA dual degree can provide a broad base of knowledge to draw from to meet any challenges in a nursing leadership role.

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Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.