Eastern University

M.Sc. Online
15 months
598 USD/credit
598 USD/credit
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The Nursing program at Eastern University prepares nurse leaders to transform professional nursing in varied health care-related and academic settings by integrating holistic practices, Christian values, and ethics.


Rooted in the Philadelphia area, Eastern University's fully online Nursing program utilizes a holistic and integrative approach. 

100% Online, Holistic MSN

  • Convenient Online Format:  Fully online program offered in 7-week sessions, allowing busy students to maintain employment while continuing their education.
  • Holistic Concentration Tracks:  Concentration tracks in Holistic Nursing Leadership or Holistic Nurse Educator
  • Transformational Christian Values:  Prepares nurses to transform nursing practice, research, education, and administration from a Biblical foundation and through Christian values.
  • Relationship-Focused:  Holistic, relationship-centered philosophies and integrative modalities are embedded into nursing curricula and clinical activities.
  • AACN & AHNCC-Based Curriculum:  The curriculum is based upon the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011) and the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC) Core Values.
  • Career Advancement:  Graduates are prepared for nursing leadership and education positions in hospitals, long term care, community and public health settings, academic institutions offering nursing education programs, and healthcare business settings.
  • Certification-Ready:  All graduates are prepared to take Advanced Holistic Nurse Board certification exam (AHNCC) (curriculum encompasses exam blueprint content areas).
  • Prestigious Nursing Department:  Eastern University’s nursing department has been recently named 1 of the 13 Top Holistic Nursing Programs in the U.S. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Holistic Nursing
  • Physiology, Assessment, and Therapeutics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines




37 alternative credits



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

  • Applicants must hold a B.S. in Nursing from a nursing program accredited by CCNE or ACEN.
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 preferred with particular importance placed on the last two years of the undergraduate record. An applicant with a lower GPA may be offered provisional acceptance for a period of one semester or term. (Note: Students are limited to six credits in this classification and financial aid is not available.)
  • Must hold a current unrestricted RN license
  • In addition to the general graduate admissions requirements, applicants may have to complete prerequisites before they are fully admitted to the MSN.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.


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