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With the flexibility of choosing one of three emphases, our MSN - General Nursing program was designed to be tailored help you meet your goals and advance your career. The emphases include: diabetes nursing, nurse educator, or nursing leadership and administration. Regardless of which path you take, as a successful graduate you'll greatly increase your knowledge of health care systems and policies; patient education; health promotion; and technology integration. You'll also explore current theory, new research, and evidence-based nursing practices.

Like all of our nursing programs, our MSN in General Nursing is CCNE-accredited* and incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing. Your program also includes a hands-on Practice Immersion allowing you to use the evidence-based methods you've learned to solve real healthcare challenges.

Achieving an online Master's in General Nursing degree opens up a whole range of career possibilities from Chief Nursing Officer to Clinical Research Consultant, along with playing a critical role in redesigning health care in the United States.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

*The MSN degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Degree Outcomes

With your online MSN in General Nursing from Capella, you'll be prepared to assimilate health care research, concepts of management and leadership as well as advanced knowledge, technology, and theories in evidence-based nursing practice. You will also be equipped to integrate healthcare policies and regulations and apply professional ethics and legal standards in professional nursing practice. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online master's in General Nursing include: nurse specialist, nurse manager, nurse educator, nursing faculty, chief nursing officer, clinical research consultant or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, community health agency, community or technical college, land-based or online university or hospital-based school of nursing.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5955, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.