MSN Degree Programs in Nebraska

Opportunities for nurses today are expanding far beyond caring for the patient in a hospital or clinic setting. Though this still remains the priority role for a large majority of nurses, new opportunities have arisen particularly for the master's educated nurses.

Nurses with an MSN degree in Nebraska will find themselves presented with an abundance of ways to take their nursing careers to the next level. There is a tremendous need for nurse educators to teach associate and baccalaureate nursing programs, continuing education, as well as those needed to teach in community health settings. Other nurses that pursue their masters degree may consider taking their career in the direction of advance practice nursing whether it be as a nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or some other APN specialty.

Schools Offering MSN Programs in Nebraska Online

The majority of MSN programs build upon a bachelors education by focusing on topics such as leadership, ethics, critical thinking, nursing theories and concepts, and application of these theories and concepts to nursing practice. Most MSN degree programs in Nebraska can be completed entirely online, however those with advance practice specialties will require clinical experience. Generally this can be set up with preceptors at a local health care facility within your current community. Below you will find a number of accredited online MSN degree programs in Nebraska to explore.

Salaries for master's educated nurses in Nebraska can vary quite considerably and are dependent upon factors such as experience, location, workplace, and job title. According to, nurse educators in Nebraska make an average salary of $66,000 per year. Advance practice nurses can make considerably more and recent job postings reflect that an average nurse practitioner salary in Nebraska is $77,000 per year. Learn more about APRN programs in Nebraska.

Schools Offering MSN Degrees in Nebraska

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Creighton University School of Nursing

Located in Omaha, NE, Creighton University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The accelerated second degree BSN program is began over thirty years ago and is one of the oldest of its kind in the United States.

Programs Offered: BSN, Part-Time BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, Part-Time MSN, RN to MSN, MSN - (APRN Tracks: Adult Acute Care and Adult NP, Family Nurse NP, Neonatal NP, Acute Care Pediatric NP, Behavioral Health NP, Public/Global Health Nurse, CNS, CNL), Post-Master's, DNP

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Program Offered: Masters in Nursing (MSN)

  • The Master of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by:
    National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
    5000 St. Paul Ave.
    Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
    Phone: 402.465.2218

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Programs Offered: Masters in Nursing (MSN)

  • Contact Information: PH: (800) 626-8431

Nebraska Methodist College

Program Offered: MSN (Nurse Executive and Nurse Educator tracks)

  • 720 N. 87th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68114, PH: 800-335-5510

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