Online MSN Programs

Our online Master of Science in Nursing programs equip you with advanced qualifications and an elevated evidence-based practice to help you grow your impact in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Why choose a WP Online MSN program:

  • 100% online coursework is accessible 24/7 anywhere you have an internet connection—no campus visits needed
  • Dedicated faculty with significant real-world experience in nursing leadership provide personalized attention
  • You will develop leadership skills and communicate effectively using a collaborative approach to improve quality care

Why choose our online msn program?

  • Apply advanced knowledge of nursing theories, related sciences and humanities, and methods of inquiry in the delivery of healthcare services
  • Develop leadership and communicate effectively using the collaborative approach to improve quality care
  • Analyze changes in the healthcare system through the design and implementation of health-related projects that strengthen outcomes in the healthcare delivery system

Which online program is right for you?

GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

16 months Duration
39 Credit Hours
$29,523 Total Tuition

Enhance your nursing practice to provide primary care to adults throughout their lifespan with the Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner online from WP. You will graduate this online MSN program with the theory and practicum course requirements you need to be eligible to sit for the Adult-Gero Primary Care certification exam.

Designed to be flexible for working nurses, this CCNE-accredited program features 100 percent online coursework—giving you a convenient pathway to help you earn a quality degree and succeed as a nurse practitioner. Our experienced faculty will support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and evidence-based practice.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education

12 months Duration
35 Credit Hours
$24,153.50 Total Tuition

Develop your teaching abilities and enrich your nursing career with the Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education online. This CCNE-accredited online MSN program provides the knowledge and experience you need to grow your impact on the advancement of healthcare as a nurse educator.

In addition to advanced nursing competencies, 100 percent online coursework covers educational strategies for clinical and classroom teaching, as well as curriculum development. At William Paterson University, our expert faculty support your commitment to self-development, professional growth, and lifelong learning.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration

10 months Duration
31 Credit Hours
$18,662 Total Tuition

Prepare to elevate your career as a nurse leader in a variety of healthcare environments with our Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration online program. As a student, you will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to apply for the Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification Examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) administrator certification exams: Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Executive Nursing Practice (CENP).

This CCNE-accredited online program integrates MBA courses offered through the William Paterson Cotsakos College of Business. Our experienced graduate faculty are committed to supporting your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and leadership.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

20 months Duration
47 Credit Hours
$37,882 Total Tuition

Equip yourself with the advanced skills and qualifications you need to provide primary care to patients of all ages with the Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner online. Designed for working nurses, this flexible program features 100 percent online coursework—giving you a convenient pathway to help you earn a quality degree and succeed as a nurse practitioner. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to take the FNP certification exam.

In our CCNE-accredited program, you will sharpen your knowledge in nursing research strategies; population health; legislation and social policy; advanced pathophysiology; pharmacology; and health assessment of pediatric, adult, and childbearing clients. Our experienced faculty will support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and application of evidence-based practice.

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, post-master's degree certification in adult gerontology and family nurse practitioner, and DNP programs at William Paterson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (ccneaccreditation.org). Expires June 30, 2030.

Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Duration: 16 months Credit Hours: 39 Tuition: $757 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Enhance your nursing practice to provide primary care to adults throughout their lifespan with the Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner online from WP. You will graduate this online MSN program with the theory and practicum course requirements you need to be eligible to sit for the Adult-Gero Primary Care certification exam.

Designed to be flexible for working nurses, this CCNE-accredited program features 100 percent online coursework—giving you a convenient pathway to help you earn a quality degree and succeed as a nurse practitioner. Our experienced faculty will support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and evidence-based practice.

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 35 Tuition: $690.10 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Develop your teaching abilities and enrich your nursing career with the Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education online. This CCNE-accredited online MSN program provides the knowledge and experience you need to grow your impact on the advancement of healthcare as a nurse educator.

In addition to advanced nursing competencies, 100 percent online coursework covers educational strategies for clinical and classroom teaching, as well as curriculum development. At William Paterson University, our expert faculty support your commitment to self-development, professional growth, and lifelong learning.

Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration

Duration: 10 months Credit Hours: 31 Tuition: $602 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Prepare to elevate your career as a nurse leader in a variety of healthcare environments with our Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration online program. As a student, you will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to apply for the Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification Examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) administrator certification exams: Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Executive Nursing Practice (CENP).

This CCNE-accredited online program integrates MBA courses offered through the William Paterson Cotsakos College of Business. Our experienced graduate faculty are committed to supporting your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and leadership.

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

Duration: 20 months Credit Hours: 47 Tuition: $806 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Equip yourself with the advanced skills and qualifications you need to provide primary care to patients of all ages with the Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner online. Designed for working nurses, this flexible program features 100 percent online coursework—giving you a convenient pathway to help you earn a quality degree and succeed as a nurse practitioner. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to take the FNP certification exam.

In our CCNE-accredited program, you will sharpen your knowledge in nursing research strategies; population health; legislation and social policy; advanced pathophysiology; pharmacology; and health assessment of pediatric, adult, and childbearing clients. Our experienced faculty will support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and application of evidence-based practice.

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