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An Online Master’s in Nursing (MSN) for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your MSN 100% Online

You work hard to make a difference in patients’ lives every day. Now, it’s time to make a difference in your life. With a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from American Public University (APU), you develop the core knowledge and skills to advance your nursing practice and the delivery of quality, patient-centered care.

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CCNE - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


APU is part of American Public University System. This master's degree program at American Public University System is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

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Becoming a Master’s-Prepared Nurse

Be part of the movement to propel nursing into the future, taking coursework that includes population-based healthcare, research and evidence-based practice, informatics and technology, and health policy.


As part of this MSN program, you choose a track to tailor your studies and meet your professional goals. Your studies conclude with a practicum in your chosen track.


The mission of the program is to provide quality, affordable, and accessible higher education to professional registered nurses by fostering lifelong learning through a spirit of inquiry in order to prepare students for service and leadership roles in a diverse and global society.

Expert Faculty

You’ll be guided by faculty who share their real-world knowledge from hospitals and healthcare systems, public health departments, government agencies, and the military.

Getting Started

No entrance exams or GRE scores are required. But this master’s program has prerequisite admission requirements. Please request information to learn more.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible for our Military Tuition Grant that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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If you’d like to explore other program options, we have 200+ master’s degrees and graduate certificates to consider.

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