Master of Science in Nursing

You’re ready to take a more active role in delivering quality healthcare and in shaping health policy. Through the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program at Creighton’s College of Nursing, you’ll gain the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to be a leader in today’s challenging healthcare environment. 

Our hybrid program—a mix of on-campus and online courses—was designed with working nurses like you in mind. You can be a full-time or part-time student—whichever best fits your life. And you’re not required to take the GRE or submit a thesis.

We also regularly admit new graduates, who may take core graduate courses prior to completing the clinical practice necessary for the upper-level clinical courses. 


By earning your MSN from Creighton, you’ll gain the advanced scientific knowledge and experiences you need to succeed in the ever-changing healthcare environment. You’ll become an effective critical and creative thinker, communicator and team leader. You’ll graduate ready to make a significant contribution to the world. 

  • Advanced scientific knowledge
  • Experience in clinical settings
  • Effective communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Creative and critical thinking skills

To apply, you must hold a Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree. Choose from one of the following two specializations—both designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Clinical_Nurse_Leader_CNL—Work in a variety of inpatient and outpatient nursing environments.
Clinical_Systems_Administration—Work as an innovative and collaborative leader in corporations and consulting firms, improving the quality of healthcare. 

Learn more about financial aid and scholarships specifically for Creighton graduate nursing students.