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Spring Arbor Nursing Programs

Seven CCNE-Accredited Degree Programs Designed for Working Nurses

I have a(n): BSN ADN/ASN

Spring Arbor University’s online nursing school teaches you to improve treatment quality, safety and efficiency from a perspective of integrity and grace. You have direct access to dedicated educators who are known for their active involvement in improving nursing care, and you have your very own Student Success Coach who walks beside you and offers support throughout your program.

  • Earn your degree while continuing to work, with only one course at a time (excluding clinical & residency coursework)
  • Most coursework is online with no mandatory login times
  • Get started quickly with no waiting list and no GRE/GMAT required
  • Affordable tuition with financial aid options

If you’re not sure which program is best for you, we offer a free guide to help you compare programs, or explore our programs below to read more.


Programs for BSN Degree Holders

Application deadline July 6th Start Date August 6th

Nurses who already hold their Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) can choose from the following 3 Master’s degree programs:
MSN/NP (Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care)

Career Outlook: NPs can prescribe medication, examine patients, diagnose illnesses, and provide treatment, much like physicians do. NPs are increasingly becoming integral to medical teams as more and more hospitals and healthcare facilities are utilizing their expertise.

Earning Potential: The median annual wage is *$107,460 for Nurse practitioners (60% higher than RNs.)

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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MSN/Education

Career Outlook: Clinical leaders oversee the integration of care for patients and the medical team with which they work. They prepare the next generation of nurses to deliver high-quality and compassionate care.

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.

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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MSN/MBA

Career Outlook: Graduates are prepared to oversee clinical operations, expand services and establish policies and procedures that ensure the best patient care possible. A popular career for those who hold this degree is Chief Nursing Officer.

Earning Potential: The median salary for CNOs is over *$124,000 per year, and are eligible for additional incentives and bonus pay.

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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Programs for ADN/ASN Degree Holders

Application deadline July 7th Start Date August 6th

Nurses who already hold their associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) or Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) can choose to go from an ADN to MSN faster with our bridge programs, or simply complete their BSN. Choose from 4 programs available for ADN/ASN degree-holders:
RN-MSN/NP (Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care)

Career Outlook: NPs can prescribe medication, examine patients, diagnose illnesses, and provide treatment, much like physicians do. NPs are increasingly becoming integral to medical teams as more and more hospitals and healthcare facilities are utilizing their expertise.

Earning Potential: The median annual wage is *$107,460 for Nurse Practitioners (60% higher than RNs.)

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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RN-MSN/Education

Career Outlook: Clinical leaders oversee the integration of care for patients and the medical team with which they work. They prepare the next generation of nurses to deliver high-quality and compassionate care.

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.

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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RN-MSN/MBA Dual Degree

Career Outlook: Graduates are prepared to oversee clinical operations, expand services and establish policies and procedures that ensure the best patient care possible. A popular career for those who hold this degree is Chief Nursing Officer.

Earning Potential: The median salary for CNOs is over *$124,000 per year, and are eligible for additional incentives and bonus pay.

Format: Online + Clinical – work full time while completing this program

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RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Career Outlook: Many nurses with a BSN work in leadership roles, advising nurses with associate’s degrees or certification. You may also be expected to play a bigger role in high-stakes situations, like major surgeries.

Earning Potential: Candidates that hold a BSN are going to be eligible for *88% of new jobs

Format: 100% Online – work full time while completing this program

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About SAU Online

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a premier private Christian university that offers engaging online programs designed to meet the unique needs of busy, working adults. While we’re not the only university to offer online degree programs, our distinction lies in our total commitment to providing educational excellence within a Christ-honoring and supportive online community.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University are accredited by
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