Earn Your Master's in Nursing Online From Purdue Northwest

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Power Onward in Your Nursing Career With PNW

Elevate your career with Purdue University Northwest’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Discover a high-quality and affordable pathway to your next nursing credential.

Online Flexibility for Working Nurses

  • Customize your path and pace to fit your busy nursing schedule.
  • Complete your practicum hours where you work.
  • Graduate with your master’s degree in nursing in two years or less.

Faculty Expertise

  • Experts in evidence-based nursing practice and experiential learning make your education practical and relevant.
  • Faculty possess rich backgrounds in nurse education and executive nursing.
  • Most full-time Purdue Northwest MSN online faculty are doctorally prepared.
  • Our faculty bring specialized subject matter expertise to customize the Purdue Northwest nursing degree curriculum.

Supportive and Engaging Student Experience

  • Access one-on-one faculty mentoring while pursuing your MSN degree online.
  • Work individually with coaches in each online master’s degree in nursing course section.
  • Join a connected and supportive College of Nursing alumni community.
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Accredited by ACEN

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master's and post-master's certificate programs with the next evaluation visit scheduled for Fall 2027.

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Prestigious, Nationally Renowned College of Nursing

  • Advance to your next nursing credential at the nationally recognized PNW College of Nursing.
  • The College of Nursing is designated as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence (2014–2023).
  • For more than a decade, the College of Nursing has been an Indiana Center for Evidence Based Nursing Practice: a JBI Affiliate Group.
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What Our Graduates Say

The faculty were approachable and gave helpful feedback. For my position as a clinical educator, my MSN has given me confidence that I am following evidence-based practice in teaching. I learned active teaching strategies that I put to practical use at the hospital.

Leslie Jongsma, 2021 Graduate, MSN—Nurse Educator Program

Upcoming Start Dates

Application Deadline for May Start: April 10

Tuition and Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is available for Purdue Northwest RN-to-BSN alumni and employees of partner health care facilities.


Explore Purdue Northwest Master’s in Nursing concentrations in these in-demand professions:

Nurse Educator Tuition


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Nurse Executive Tuition


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MSN Scholarships: To be eligible for a scholarship, students must have completed the PNW RN-to-BSN or be employed by a partner health care facility. The maximum scholarship is $1,000 per student. The scholarship applies only to nursing courses and is not retroactive.

Tuition and Fees: Tuition includes fees, with the exception of differential fees. Differential fees are $211.75 when registered for less than 8 hours and $269.40 for 8 hours or more and are assessed once each traditional semester. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.