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Master of Science in Nursing Program

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Online Master of Science in Nursing at Beal University

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is a graduate degree program* designed to prepare nurses for expanding leadership roles in healthcare and enhance their opportunities for professional advancement. Our Nursing program prides itself on providing a culture of caring from our undergraduate programs to our graduate programs. Our student-centered learning environment cultivates professional growth and strives to meet each individual student’s learning needs, which in turn fosters student success.

The curriculum was developed with the National League for Nursing, Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation standards.  These standards include:

  • A Culture of Excellence
  • A Culture of Integrity and Accountability
  • A Culture of Excellence and Caring
  • A Culture of Learning and Diversity

The best way to see if Beal University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on the Master of Science in Nursing program, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.

The Beal University, Master’s Degree in Nursing Program, is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA ([email protected]) no later than August 28, 2024.

Please note: The above NLN CNEA notice for third party comments is regarding Beal University’s Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program track only.

Next Start Date: Sep 3rdMasters in Nursing (MSN) Beal University - Bangor - Main School 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 If you're looking to expand your nursing career opportunities, Beal University's Master of Science in Nursing Degree could be right for you. University

Your Future in Nursing

The MSN program has two tracks: Nursing Education and Executive Leadership. The curriculum provides the following core classes:

  • Advanced Nursing Practice: leading the future of healthcare
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathopharmacology
  • Health Information management: Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare: a global approach
  • MSN Capstone

Nursing Education Track

    • Theoretical Approach to Education
    • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
    • Assessment: The Facilitation of Learning
    • Educational Leadership: The pursuit of continuous quality improvement

Executive Leadership Track

    • Leadership: Theoretical and evidence-based practice
    • The Finance and Economics of Healthcare
    • Quality Assurance, Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance
    • Current Issues in Healthcare Policy

Admissions Requirements

Minimum requirements for admission to the Master’s degree program includes:

  • A confirmed Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; degree must be completed at an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and confirmed with official transcripts in English
  • Official transcript must contain successfully completed a 300+ level statistics class or equivalent.
    b. An unencumbered nursing license

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Recognize the organizational and systems approach to the promotion of high quality, safe and holistic patient care
  • Defend methods, tools, performance measures, and standards related to quality, as well as apply principles within an organization
  • Apply research outcomes within practice settings, to resolve practice problems, working as a change agent and disseminating results
  • Utilizes critical thought to collaborate as a leader and member of inter-professional teams and communities, to manage and coordinate care
  • Engage in lifelong personal and professional growth through reflective practice and appreciation of cultural diversity

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Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, your Nursing degree can be used as an entry point into multiple careers including:

  • Nursing Leadership and Administration
  • Nursing Faculty
  • Clinical Education
  • Care Coordination

Ready to Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about advancing your career in Nursing, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A friendly Beal University Career Advisor can answer career questions, guide you to our virtual tour, and get you helpful financial aid information. Get the answers you need to discover the perfect career path for you.

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The Beal University Master’s Degree in Nursing Program (delivered via distance education) holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. 202-909-2487. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

* Does not include California