Fla., June 2, 2010 – Jacksonville University is revolutionizing
nursing education by bringing its acclaimed Master of Science in Nursing degrees
to RNs nationwide via a 100% online classroom. This development introduces an
unprecedented level of convenience to JU’s renowned MSN degree programs, which
include specializations in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration. RNs seeking a Master of
Science in Nursing can now complete a degree on their own schedule while fulfilling
family and work obligations. Both online MSN
specializations are taught by the same doctoral-trained professors who teach on
campus at JU, a university consistently ranked by U.S. News & World
Report as one of “America’s Best Colleges” among master’s-level
universities in the South.
Science in Nursing
degree will enable nurses
to enjoy greater control, prestige and compensation in their career. According
to Payscale.com, nurses who hold an MSN degree can take home an annual salary
of over $94,000 as a Director of Nursing. Data from the Bureau of Labor
Statistics show abundant opportunities for nurses to move into more advanced
positions, as employment of medical and health services managers is expected to
grow 16% between 2008 and 2018, and employment for nursing educators by 15%
during the same period.
advanced education that our programs provide will empower nurses with the
ability to compete for more rewarding jobs in their chosen specialization,”
said Dr. Judith M. Erickson, Dean of Jacksonville University’s School of
Nursing. “A Master of Science in Nursing can open a lot of doors. We’re happy
to now be able to provide busy nurses with the opportunity to earn their MSN degrees in a flexible online
from JU’s online MSN degree programs will possess enhanced expertise in
leveraging technology to foster greater success for their organization, forming
health policy and evaluating the health of specific populations. All will
garner a valuable credential that will enable them to enter a more fulfilling
new phase of their professional life.
online MSN degrees are open to graduates of an
NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited BSN nursing program. The MSN in
is designed for registered nurses who want to combine clinical expertise and a
passion for teaching into a prominent role such as Clinical Nurse Educator or Assistant
Professor, while the MSN in Nursing
is for those who wish to manage nurses and institutions, and influence policies
related to both, as a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) or Nurse Administrator. These
online programs are ideal for nurses whose schedule, location or other limitations
have prevented them from pursuing their higher education goals.
www.jacksonvilleu.com to learn more
about the online MSN
degree programs offered
worldwide through the JU School of Nursing.
About Jacksonville University
Founded more than 75 years ago
in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville University has more than 18,000 alumni.
Recognized as one of the nation's foremost teaching institutions, JU offers one
of the largest online RN to BSN degree programs in the country. To meet the needs of those
seeking the advanced opportunities of a postgraduate education, JU also offers
two convenient online Master
of Science in Nursing degrees. The School of Nursing is a member of the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). JU
was named one of "America's Best Colleges" for the sixth consecutive
year in 2010 by U.S. News & World Report.
University Alliance Online
(UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s
and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the
nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA’s
technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000
online enrollments and a million credit hours – making UA the largest
facilitator of e-learning in the country.