Arizona Schools Offering Master's Degrees in Nursing

Earning an MSN degree can be completed in as little as two years at most institutions and for working RNs online options have become increasingly popular. There are a wide variety of specializations offered at the nursing schools in Arizona from nurse educator and MBA/healthcare management to MSN - nurse practitioner programs.

CCNE and/or NLNAC Accredited Online and Campus MSN Programs in Arizona

Knowing what area you want to specialize in and as much about the programs you have to choose from is the best starting point for anyone seeking to earn a master's in nursing. Below are the 5 Universities in Arizona that offer MSN programs. These programs are all CCNE accredited and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, which means you can feel confident you are receiving the highest quality master's education available in Arizona from the most recognized school.

Master's educated nurses earn significantly more than their baccalaureate educated counterparts and have more career advancement opportunities in leadership as well as in educator roles.

Nurse educators work at community colleges and some university settings as faculty and can earn anywhere from $40,000 to over $100,000 depending on location, tenure, education and other factors.

Nurses that pursue their master's in nursing in management/leadership or a related specialization will have great opportunities in case management, community health education/promotion, and disease prevention. Those master's level educated nurses that are flexible with what area of specialization they prefer can look forward to the greatest opportunities upon graduation. Salaries vary greatly, but according to a nurse with a master's level education in an entry-level leadership position can earn upwards of $70,000 depending on location, education and other factors.

CCNE Accredited and Arizona State Board of Nursing Approved MSN Programs

Arizona State University - College of Nursing & Health Care Innovation

University of Arizona - College of Nursing

Northern Arizona University - School of Nursing

Grand Canyon University - College of Nursing & Health Sciences

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