Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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MBU’s Master of Science in Nursing  equips you with the skills and knowledge to combine your clinical expertise and passion for your desired track. Our online format provides a flexible path to earn your MSN degree in as little as 2 years – even as you work full time.


100% Online

Ability to work full-time

Start Date: January 2022

Cost Per Credit Hour: $690

Program Length: 24 months


  • As the only evangelical Christian University in St. Louis, MBU’s program fills an important role in St. Louis and beyond as it aims to intersect innovative preparation with Christian perspectives, integrating personal faith in the practice of nursing while serving in a global and culturally diverse society.
  • All students admitted into the School of Nursing will receive a new Apple iPad included in tuition to help foster innovative learning. At MBU, you’ll use technology to learn how to communicate relevant patient data, manage care, mitigate error, and support clinical judgment and evidence-based nursing practice.
  • This program is designed to accommodate the working nurse. Full-time students can complete their degree in as few as six (6) semesters.


After completing nursing school, you were ready to take on the world of vital signs and patient care. While some nurses go straight into nursing for career experience, others choose to look at furthering their education immediately. Many nurses choose to advance their degree at some point in their career because of the opportunities it provides. When making the decision to further your credentials with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), there are certain things that you should consider before deciding if it is the right choice for you.