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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LEADERSHIP DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

MSN Master of Science in Nursing RN-to-MSN General Nursing specialization

Overview

Make the most of your educational investment, expand your career possibilities, and meet the growing demand for highly skilled nurses in a streamlined online MSN specialization. Part of Capella's CCNE-Accredited* MSN program, this specialization transforms your RN license and your previous 135 quarter credits of undergraduate course work into an accelerated pathway toward your online Master in General Nursing. You also have the flexibility to choose one of three emphases — choose any pairing of diabetes nursing, nurse educator, and nursing leadership and administration. Grow your knowledge of health care systems and policies, patient education, health promotion, and technology integration. Explore current theory, new research, and evidence-based nursing practices in a program that incorporates the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing, and includes a hands-on Practice Immersion.

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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 is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master in General Nursing from Capella, you'll have the ability 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.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master 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.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

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