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MS Nursing MSN Nursing Administration
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Mar 18, 2019

Advance Your Nursing Career with Our Master’s in Nursing Administration

Upon completing Liberty University’s MSN Nursing Administration program, students will be equipped to provide healthcare systems management utilizing the nursing process to perform strategic planning, fiscal and resource management, in addition to evaluation of outcomes. Students will use evidence to create and implement a culture of safety and quality based on nursing values, advocacy, and legal, ethical, and regulatory compliance.

Why Choose Liberty’s MSN Nursing Administration Program?

Our Nursing Administration program is an industry leader in MSN Nursing Administration programs, taught by nursing professionals with real-world experience and ranked by in their 2018 list of Top Online Colleges for Value and Affordability. Graduates will be equipped with an understanding of organizational design and structure, financial and resource management, and contemporary issues in human resource management.

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1-Year MSN Accelerated Track

Liberty’s School of Nursing offers an accelerated schedule that helps you reach your goal of earning your MSN online faster than ever. Call us today to find out how in 12 months you will be able to earn your Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration degree online.

What Will You Learn in Our MSN Nurse Administration Program?

Liberty University’s online Master’s in Nursing Administration degree program’s curriculum is based on the guidelines set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Students will integrate research and scholarship into advanced nursing practice, utilize innovative healthcare technologies in a variety of practice settings, demonstrate leadership in professional settings, and employ quality improvement, safety standards, and outcomes management to support best practices in nursing.

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MSN Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Nursing Administration

  • Director of Nursing (Hospital/Office/Clinic Setting)
  • Administration of Nursing Service
  • Administration in Healthcare Systems
  • Nurse Leader

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. 

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/Recommendation Form
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Statement of Essential Attributes
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

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 master’s degree program in nursing at Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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.

CCNE Site Evaluation Spring 2019

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) will conduct an on-site evaluation of the master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and Post-Graduate APRN Certificate program with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for March 4 to 6, 2019.

Third-party comments are encouraged and should be received by February 11, 2019.  Please direct comments in English to CCNE by email or to the address below:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K St., NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

MSN Program Benefits

  • By earning your online nursing administration degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Students can complete this MSN Nursing Administration program in as little as two years.

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