Creighton University

24 months
927 USD/credit
927 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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You’re ready to take a more active role in delivering quality healthcare and shaping health policy. Through the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Creighton University College of Nursing, you’ll gain the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to be a leader in today’s challenging healthcare environment.


We regularly admit new graduates, who may take core graduate courses prior to completing the 2,000 hours of clinical practice necessary for the upper-level clinical courses.

The Nursing program at Creighton University consists of mostly online classes, but you are required to have some visits to campus. You can be a full-time or part-time student—whatever best fits your life. And, you’re not required to take the GRE or submit a thesis.

By earning your MSN from Creighton, you’ll gain the advanced scientific knowledge and practical hands-on experience you need to succeed in the ever-changing healthcare environment. Through your nursing courses and Creighton’s Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution courses, you’ll become an even more effective critical and creative thinker, communicator and team leader. You’ll graduate ready to make a significant contribution to the world.

Completion of the MSN program prepares students to:

  • Analyze theoretical concepts and knowledge from nursing and other disciplines relevant to advanced nursing practice in the provision and improvement of health care.
  • Assume leadership in designing, managing and implementing quality, cost-effective, and innovative services to clients in a variety of health care settings.
  • Incorporate knowledge of population-based care and cultural influences in ensuring appropriate and sensitive health care.
  • Influence health policy formulation and implementation to address socioeconomic and health care issues.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in analyzing and utilizing research from nursing and other relevant disciplines to improve practice.
  • Engage in a systematic process of moral reasoning and values-based dialogue to resolve/address ethical dilemmas/situations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical and Data Analysis for
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
  • UG statistics
  • Exploring Evidence for Improving

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but application materials must be received by the mentioned dates. 




37 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be from a college/university accredited by National League for Nursing (NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Must include coursework in statistics and physical assessment
  • Current RN license with Nebraska eligibility
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements.
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    927 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 927 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    927 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 927 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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