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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

The accredited* Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program is designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced nursing practice in a variety of innovative and specialized roles, such as directors of care coordination, directors of professional practice, diabetes specialists, chief informatics nurse officers, and chief system nurse officers. The MSN degree program focuses on high-level knowledge and skill development in the integration of sciences and humanities into nursing practice, organizational and systems leadership, quality improvement and safety, the translation and integration of scholarship into practice, informatics and health care technologies, health policy and advocacy, interprofessional collaboration, clinical prevention and population health, and advanced nursing practice. The Master of Science in Nursing degree program does not prepare learners for certification or licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse.



MSN, Care Coordination

RN-to-MSN, Care Coordination

MSN, Care Coordination, FlexPath option

RN-to-MSN, Care Coordination, FlexPath option

MSN, Nursing Education

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Education

MSN, Nursing Education, FlexPath option

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Education, FlexPath option

MSN, Nursing Informatics

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Informatics

MSN, Nursing Informatics, FlexPath option

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Informatics, FlexPath option

MSN, Nursing Leadership and Administration

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Leadership and Administration

MSN, Nursing Leadership and Administration, FlexPath option

RN-to-MSN, Nursing Leadership and Administration, FlexPath option


* The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.