12 months
845 USD/credit 28730 USD/year
845 USD/credit 28730 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The goals of the Master in Science in Nursing degree program from La Salle University are to:Educate baccalaureate prepared nurses for leadership roles in clinical nursing, advanced practice, nursing education, or administration, Meet the health needs of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across various environments. 


Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Nursing program at  La Salle University the student will be able to:

  • Integrate advanced theoretical, research-based, scientific, and clinical knowledge into clinical practice to provide nursing care to diverse clients. 
  • Practice independently and collaboratively with an interprofessional team while delivering direct and indirect care services in various types of health care systems. 
  • Use research findings from nursing and other disciplines as a basis for clinical decision-making to improve practice and to formulate health policy. 
  • Use ethical decision-making to promote the well-being of individuals, families, health care professionals in local, national, and international communities. 
  • Utilize evidence-based practice recommendations and professional standards of care to promote health, prevent disease and improve the health status of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. 
  • Demonstrate communication skills, including health information management to enhance the quality of care provided at individual and aggregate levels. 
  • Demonstrate safe, effective assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation skills in caring for individuals and groups while working in interprofessional collaborative relationships.  
  • Provide culturally competent care to all persons regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, culture, health care beliefs, and religion. 
  • Function as a leader and change agent in nursing and in health care delivery systems particularly to insure quality care for vulnerable and underserved populations. 
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for ongoing professional development 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Informatics
  • Safety Strategies for Health Care Delivery Systems
  • The School Nurse and the Exceptional Child
  • Advanced Nursing Roles in Healthcare
  • Field Study in Public Health Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




34 alternative credits

34 to 59


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of successful academic achievement in completing a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited program or the MSN Bridge program for those R.N.s with a non-nursing baccalaureate degree. 
  • Part of the application process includes an interview. Interviews with selected candidates are scheduled following committee review of the completed application.
  • Current verified R.N. licensure in the United States.
  • One year of relevant clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Completed online Application for Admission which includes:
  • Personal statement articulating professional values, future educational goals, and the reason for your track selection
  • Name and contact information for two recommenders (either supervisors or professors)
  • Employment history or professional resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 12 months.


Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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