Pursue Your Nursing Degree One Course at a Time

SAU’s MSN programs are designed for RNs who want to further their nursing career, without having to quit their job or relocate to do so.

  • No mandatory login times so you can work around your shifts
  • Program curriculum is structured so that you can take just one course at a time, fully online (with the exception of clinicals in your area and residency)
  • Small class sizes of 25 or less to allow the personal attention you need
  • You receive a dedicated Student Success Coach to help and guide you from your first day all the way until graduation
  • Ranked as a #5 Best Value, tuition is affordable with financial aid options available
MSN Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Choose from four NP specializations, including Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Deepen your knowledge and clinical expertise providing care for all ages including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly
  • Enjoy a rewarding career as a Nurse Practitioner with more professional autonomy and work-life balance
  • Attend school at a practical pace with a program designed for working nurses
  • Graduate prepared to sit for national certification (ANCC or AANP)
  • Qualify for a higher earning potential: The median annual wage is *$107,460 for Nurse Practitioners (60% higher than RNs)


What Sets SAU Online Nursing School Apart?

MSN Education
  • Build on your passion for patient care and teaching to develop other healthcare professionals
  • Learn to create effective lesson plans, teach courses and oversee students’ clinical practices
  • Graduate prepared to take the NLN-certification exam (CNE)
  • Earn your degree and enjoy flexible pacing while you work, with a week off in between classes
  • Qualify for more earning potential: Nurse educators and clinical leaders with an MSN/Ed degree can earn as much as *$94,820 depending on the additional experience in the field


Uniquely Designed for Working Nurses

7-1-7 Curriculum Model

MSN/MBA Dual Degree
  • Learn how to oversee clinical operations, expand services, and establish policies and procedures that ensure the best patient care possible
  • Customize your degree - choose from five MBA specializations
  • Prepare for the AONL Certified Nurse Manager exam and/or the ANCC Nurse Executive Certification exam
  • Continue working full-time with courses that are designed to be manageable
  • Qualify for increased earning potential: The median salary for CNOs is over *$124,000 per year, and CNOs are eligible for additional incentives and bonus pay


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