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Did you know that you can SAVE $38,000 to get a Master of Science in Nursing online degree for $19,000? Baylor is offering a one-time 2/3 discount on tuition for students who begin in Spring 2018. If you receive tuition reimbursement from your employer, that can lower the amount much more. The need for nurse leaders has never been greater to transform today’s complex healthcare environments.

Baylor's MSN in Leadership and Innovation program prepares graduates to lead and transform today's complex health care organizations. By enrolling in the convenient online program, students will benefit with greater program flexibility, more interaction with faculty and colleagues, greater ability to concentrate in your personal learning environment, plus no commuting.

Students are prepared to enter roles such as: Nurse Manager, Nurse Director, Clinic Manager, Chief Nursing Officer, Home Health Manager, Case Manager, Nurse Supervisor and other leadership positions. Graduates of this program will meet the competencies established by AACN, ANA, AONE and QSEN and will be prepared to take the national exam and obtain the Nurse Executive-BC or Nurse Executive Advanced-BC national certification.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Masters in Nursing (MSN) Leadership and Innovation online degree program at #39 of the "2017 Best Online Graduate Programs."

The LHSON MSN in Leadership and Innovation online program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC  20036, 202-887-6791.


Baylor Online MSN

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  • Integrates Christian principles, servant leadership and spirituality throughout the curriculum
  • Incorporates curriculum across the continuum of care (not limited to acute care facilities)
  • Offers global perspectives and mission focus
  • Prepares student for the national certification Nursing Executive-BC or Nursing Executive Advanced-BC
  • Fulfills the AACN Master’s Essentials, ANA, AONE, QSEN

Program Standards

  • Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011) published by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

  • Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards (2009) published by the American Nurses Association (ANA)

  • Nurse Executive Competencies (2005) published by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

  • Graduate-level QSEN Competencies: Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (2012) published by Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)

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