M.Sc. On Campus


Point Loma Nazarene University

24 months
820 USD/credit 15170 USD/year
820 USD/credit 15170 USD/year
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You sense within you a deep call for compassion and care. It’s a call to comfort. A call to serve. A call to lead. It’s a call that expands the whole of the human experience – from birth to death, and everywhere in between. The call of a nurse is sacred. We offer a master degree in Nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University. 


At Point Loma Nazarene University, we understand the inherent sacredness of your work. That’s why we provide you with the best knowledge and practices while also focusing on the spiritual and emotional side of caring for patients.   

Key Features 

  • The Nursing program at Point Loma Nazarene University focuses on the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of nursing, providing a balanced approach to learning that integrates education, service, and faith.
  • Move through the program together with a close-knit diverse cohort of peers for continued encouragement and supportive friendships. Smaller classes allow for in-depth discussion and quality interactions with professors.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Leadership 
  • Leading with Integrity
  • Leading with Service 
  • Leading with Purpose 
  • Leadership and Ministry 
  • Christian Mission in Local Contexts 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 alternative credits



On Campus

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General requirements

  • Submit online application for admissions (includes $50 non-refundable application fee). Fee waived if applicant is one of the following: PLNU alum, current or former military and their dependents, PLNU employee.
  • Submit official transcripts showing completion of an associate's or bachelor's nursing, and if applicable, a higher-level degree from a regionally accredited college or university. 
  • Submit a resume.
  • Submit a personal essay.
  • Submit two professional recommendations.
  • Work Experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 820 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 USD /month
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