Master Of Science In Nursing (MSN) – Health Policy
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100% online, 8-week courses
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Jun 20, 2022
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Influence Policy with Our Master’s in Health Policy Nursing Degree

Are you interested in using your nursing background and experience to positively influence nursing organizations and healthcare policy at the local, state, or national level? Liberty University’s master’s degree in nursing with a specialization in health policy can help you utilize your nursing license in a way that will impact health policy and improve the lives of others. If you want to earn an MSN in Health Policy that is offered online from a respected university, this program may be for you.

Through our online MSN degree in health policy, you can gain the knowledge you need to improve healthcare in your community and across the nation. An MSN in health policy and management can help advance your career and empower you to serve as an advocate for patients at top decision-making levels. Apply today and learn how nurses can influence health policy.

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


Why Choose Liberty’s MSN in Health Policy Program?

At Liberty, our professors don’t just provide academic instruction from a biblical worldview — they offer real-world training and knowledge from their own experiences in healthcare and nursing. As a University that takes pride in its MSN in healthcare policy degree, it is our mission to equip you with an understanding of how to work with leaders and create positive change in healthcare policy.

At Liberty University, we put value in providing a quality education that fits your scheduling needs. With our flexible 8-week course formats, you can keep up with the demands of your nursing career and family responsibilities, while enhancing your knowledge and training. 

Program Accreditation and Awards

GradSchoolHub Online Master Of Science In Nursing

CCNE Accredited

Niche Best Colleges

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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


What Will You Learn in Our MSN – Health Policy Program?

Liberty University’s online nursing master’s in healthcare policy degree can help you expand your current knowledge of nursing practices and apply critical thinking skills to the healthcare issues that communities face on a daily basis. You will learn how to analyze healthcare laws, regulations, and policies, as well as devise advocacy strategies for policy change.

Our health policy master’s in nursing can help equip you with relevant cross-training in nursing, government, and business — so you can use your skills to bring positive change to your community and the world. The practicum in this degree will give you practical experience interacting with executive management, leadership, and policy-making processes and activities.

Featured Courses

  • NURS 501 – Health Policy and Ethics*
  • NURS 503 – Managing Population Health*
  • NURS 721 – Leadership, Policy, and Ethics*
  • PPOG 530 – Domestic Policy

*Course guide available upon request

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MSN – Health Policy Degree Information

  • This program falls under the School of Nursing.
  • Download and review the Degree Completion Plan for this program.
  • View the Graduate Nursing Course Guides (login required).
  • 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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • You may download and review the M.S.N. Student Handbook (login required).
  • A background check will be conducted every six months until the online master’s in nursing is completed.

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Additional Program Information

Practicum Sites

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RN Licensure

Non-Discrimination Statement

Bridge Courses for Non-BSN Students

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 with an MSN Degree in Health Policy

  • Elected official
  • Health services research analyst
  • Healthcare provider associate
  • Legislative analyst/assistant
  • The lobbying arm of a professional organization

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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. 

At this time, our MSN degree is limited in certain states. Please view the licensure/certification requirements for your state. International students can contact the School of Nursing for questions about admission to their specific degree of interest.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing practice as a registered nurse
  • 1 recommender’s contact information
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Statement of Essential Attributes
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)
  • NURS 211 and MATH 201 are undergraduate prerequisites.

Nurses educated outside of the United States must submit additional documentation to be considered for admission. Please see the MSN admissions page for additional information.

*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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

CCNE Accredited

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.

MSN Program Benefits

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online 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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our MSN in Health Policy program in as little as 1.5 years.