Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Azusa Pacific University
You’ll be prepared for success in your future career with advanced training in the specialized clinical area of your choice. Build your experience through coursework, research, and first-hand practicum opportunities—ready to pursue advanced practice roles in the nursing field and apply for certification or credentials. Choose from an MSN in Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Nursing Education, CNS Specialties, NP Specialties, School Nurse Services Credential (SNSC), SNSC and FNP Specialty, or SNSC and PNP Specialty.
Program at a Glance
The nationally ranked School of Nursing prepares nurses to lead the way in healthcare by providing a deeper level of compassionate care in clinics, hospitals, schools, and beyond.
- Varies by MSN program.
- Azusa (Main Campus)
- Inland Empire
- San Diego
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Build first-hand practicum experience in your speciality.
- Receive preparation for a doctoral study in nursing.
- Achieve eligibility to apply for state advanced practice certification or credential in your chosen speciality.
- Select a speciality program based on your unique career goals.
- Train for your future career—whether a school nurse or clinical nurse specialist.
By the Numbers
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Varies by MSN program.
Students pursuing a MSN programs also complete coursework for a specialized clinical area of nursing:
- Azusa Pacific University (APU) is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
- The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Azusa Pacific University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
- The traditional baccalaureate nursing program, upper-division transfer (2+2/LVN to BSN) programs, entry-level master’s program, and the nurse practitioner program are approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Career Outlooks and Outcomes
APU School of Nursing Receives $4.4 Million in Grants from HRSA
APU’s School of Nursing, the third largest producer of nurses in the state of California, received two grants totalling $4,396,200 from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help students afford a nursing education.