M.Sc. On Campus Online


Arizona State University

12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Nursing MSc degree from Arizona State University provides nurses with an advanced education that prepares them for specialized care settings and leadership.  Graduates address organization and systems leadership and improvement science, with the goal of providing high-quality, safe and effective patient-centered nursing. 


This Nursing MSc degree from Arizona State University is ideal for nurses seeking to establish a foundation for leadership, and serves as a pathway to doctoral education.

Program outcomes focus on the preparation of the graduate to be able to:

  • Create innovative systems for implementing and evaluating nursing and health care information.
  • Design systems for patient safety, risk reduction, quality measurement and performance improvement.
  • Develop interprofessional care coordination and patient quality and safety innovation teams at the unit, organizational or systems levels.

The MS program in nursing is a post-baccalaureate degree designed to meet both the requirements for a Master of Science degree within Arizona State University and the professional nursing requirements outlined in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials and the National League for Nursing competencies. The program focus is to provide nurses with advanced education and skills in the translation of concepts, practices and principles of leadership and improvement science that will lead to safe, effective, coordinated, patient-centered health services, improved health outcomes and reduction of health care costs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evaluating Research for Practice
  • Advanced Human Pathophysiology Across Lifespan
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Across Lifespan
  • Individual and Innovation Leadership in Health Care
  • Advanced Health Assessment, Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics for Health Promotion
  • Clinical Prevention and Population Health Practicum
  • Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Principles, Assessment and Methods
  • Health Care Evidence, Informatics and Analysis
  • Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Outcomes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in nursing or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

Applicants are required to submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • written statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.

Online: $10,372 per year

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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