Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree

master’s in nursing degree in Illinois

You can earn your online master’s degree in Nursing in Illinois

Maybe you want to acquire new skills and gain more responsibility at work, or are looking to advance to a leadership or management position. Whatever your goal, you can earn your online MSN degree in Illinois from Goodwin University, and gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities you need to move up in the highly-competitive field of nursing.

This is the flexible online MSN degree you’ve been searching for

Unlike many other MSN programs in Illinois, we’re all about convenience and flexibility for students. We’ve designed our MSN program around the demands of working RNs just like you, and you can earn your MSN degree in Illinois in as few as 20 months part-time. For added flexibility, the coursework in our MSN program can be completed fully online, so you can complete coursework on your own schedule. Our MSN program classes are offered in three semesters a year, so you can complete your degree faster.

Step up your nursing career with an MSN degree

Our career-focused MSN degree program will prepare you for the next stage of your nursing career. Nursing is an extremely competitive field, and there are many ways to set yourself apart when seeking career advancement: your skills, your experience, and your education. Our online MSN program can help you improve all three. In this program, you will gain knowledge in areas of pathophysiology, pharmacology and physical assessment. You will also expand your skill sets in research, healthcare-related policies and political implications, leadership, and communication, as well as skills related to population health vs. case management. Should you wish to continue your education, credits earned in this degree can be transferred into specialized MSN areas of practice or doctoral programs.

There are financial aid opportunities available for students seeking their MSN degree in Illinois

Our dedicated financial aid team is trained to help working nurses like you who are seeking their MSN degrees. Even if you are still paying off student loans from your bachelor’s degree, you don’t have to stress about tuition costs. Our financial aid specialists understand what it’s like for a working nurse, and know exactly how to find opportunities to make your MSN degree a reality. You may even be eligible to help offset the cost of your MSN degree tuition with grants and scholarships specifically for students enrolled in an MSN program.

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The master's degree program in Nursing at Goodwin University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Goodwin University is a member of SARA and therefore can offer our MSN program to residents of other SARA states.