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Online Nursing Programs — MSN and Graduate Certificates

Step Into Leadership — Today


For over 75 years, Saint Xavier University has trained nurses like you to step into their places as nurse leaders. SXU’s online graduate nursing programs prepare you to take on advanced practice roles in today’s challenging and rapidly changing health care environment. 

Earn a graduate education from an institution that has been named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing and the #3 Ranked Online MSN Program by U.S. News and World Report.

National League for Nursing Logo. Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development 2007 through 2023.

Online MSN Leadership Tracks

  • MSN – Clinical Leadership: Learn to become a clinical leader at the point of care with a focus on care coordination, risk assessment, quality improvement, outcome evaluation, communication and leadership, and the implementation of evidence-based practice.
  • MSN – Executive Leadership: Gain the strategic perspective and critical skills to manage a nursing department or nursing division effectively and safely.
  • MSN – Nurse Educator: Develop teaching techniques specific to the nursing context and how to adapt them to different settings—such as public health classes, hospitals, and schools of nursing.

Online Graduate Certificates

These certificate programs offer nurses who already hold an MSN the opportunity to add another nursing specialization to their skill set.

  • Nurse Educator Certificate
  • Clinical Leadership Certificate

The Difference Is in the Numbers

  • No. 3  Best Online Master’s in Nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report, 2019.
  • Four-time Recipient of the National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education Designation

An MSN from SXU Is an Affordable Investment

Affordable Colleges ranked SXU one of the Most Affordable Online Colleges in Illinois.

Alumni Loyalty Discount

Saint Xavier University alumni who have earned their undergraduate degree can now receive a 10% discount upon admission to a graduate degree program at the university. For more information, please speak with an admissions advisor.

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