MSN MSHA Dual Degree Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021

Stand Out Among Nursing Professionals by Completing Our Master of Science in Nursing and Healthcare Administration Dual Degree

Liberty University’s 100% online nursing and healthcare administration dual degree program provides the training you need to become a valuable asset to your organization by mastering strategic planning skills, business management techniques, and financial models and principles. As a nursing professional, you will advance your career in healthcare administration with additional leadership and management skills essential to success in a variety of healthcare administration settings.

Why Choose Liberty’s MSN/MSHA Program?

Our MSN/MSHA dual degree is taught by business and nursing professionals with real-world experience. Graduates are equipped with an understanding of health policy and ethics, strategic marketing and management for health professionals, and healthcare informatics and technology.

What Will You Learn in the Nursing and Healthcare Administration Degree?

Liberty University’s MSN/MSHA dual degree is based on the curriculum guidelines set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Graduates will integrate research and scholarship into advanced nursing practice, promote culturally competent population healthcare, utilize strategic management and marketing techniques, address legal and ethical concerns for health professionals, and collaborate with members of inter-professional teams to support best practices in healthcare.

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    Program Highlights

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online MSN/MSHA degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
    • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (
    • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
    • You can complete this dual Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Healthcare Administration program in less than 3 years.

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      Practicum Sites

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      Bridge Courses for Non-BSN Students

      Students residing in Maryland are currently unable to complete their practicum in the state of Maryland. However, it is possible for Maryland students to complete their practicum in neighboring states, such as Virginia or Delaware. Please contact the School of Nursing for more information.

      Military Benefits

      Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

      As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

      • Tuition discounts — $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
      • Additional discount for veterans who serve 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)

      Potential Career Options

      • Assistant administrator
      • Clinical manager
      • Health information manager
      • Nursing home administrator

      Admission Requirements for Our Online M.S.N./M.S.H.A Dual Degree

      Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

      All applicants must submit the following:

      • Admission application
      • Application fee*
      • Letter of recommendation
      • Official college transcripts
      • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
      • Proof of English proficiency
      • Current and active nursing license to practice as a registered nurse in your current state of residency and CPR certification (Basic Life Support with Automated External Defibrillator Certification by the American Heart Association)
      • A minimum of 1 year of nursing practice as a registered nurse
      • One recommendation from a nurse manager or faculty

      *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

      **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

      MSN Degree CCNE Accreditation

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

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      Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

      Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

      For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:

      Commission on Colleges
      1866 Southern Ln.
      Decatur, GA 30033-4097
      (404) 679-4500

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