Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Health Policy Advocate for Healthcare


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

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 of Science in Nursing (MSN) — 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 a master’s degree in nursing with a specialization 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.

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

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

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.

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 can 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.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

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.