California Southern University

School of Nursing

MSN | Master of Science in Nursing


930 Roosevelt

Irvine, CA 92620

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN | Master of Science in Nursing

Format: Online

Program Description:

Increasingly, nurses looking to advance into leadership or upper-level educational positions in hospitals and other healthcare facilities are being required to have a master’s degree in nursing. CalSouthern’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is the ideal program for a nurse who wants to advance in their practice, but whose busy schedule requires the flexibility of a 100-percent online program. At CalSouthern, you can work toward your master’s degree in nursing on your own schedule, without compromising your professional or personal lives.

CalSouthern’s MSN is unique among master’s degrees in nursing in that it is a multi-disciplinary program. You’ll take advanced courses in cutting-edge topics ranging from population health to leadership, nursing education and evidence-based practice, among others. However, you can also choose to incorporate courses from CalSouthern’s Schools of Psychology and Business to add specialized expertise in areas such as the psychology of chronic illness, stress-related disorders, addiction, informatics, healthcare administration or strategic management.

It’s a totally unique master’s degree in nursing that allows you to tailor your education to a specialty of particular interest—setting yourself apart from the competition in an extremely competitive job market.

  • Regional Accreditation

    CalSouthern is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.

  • Knowledge You Can Use

    The curriculum combines advanced nursing theory and the practical skills required in today’s fast-moving healthcare field.

  • No Delays

    With no entrance exams, no closed courses, 100-percent online learning and monthly course starts, you can progress quickly through the program.

  • Customize Your Program

    Develop specialized expertise by supplementing your core nursing courses with subjects like addiction, informatics, healthcare administration, strategic management and many others.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Eligibility Requirements:

Submit the Official Academic Transcripts of Your Conferred Undergraduate Nursing Degree

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 425 USD

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

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