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Master of Science in Nursing Leadership/Education Degree 

Why earn your online MSN Leadership/Education Degree at Saint Francis University?

Duration: as few as 26 months  Credit Hours: 33 

Cost:  $21,450 (full tuition )
Clinical partners and alumni can pay as little as $487.50 per credit.

Offered: On-line with Clinical Components   


Our MSN L/E program at SFU will prepare you to be a leader by educating others.   In administration (educating others on a vision) or in academia (educating nursing students), students learn how to lead change in the future of nursing. 


Although you will be taking your courses online, you will receive personalized attention to support your studies at Saint Francis University.  We know all of our students by name and meet with them around their work schedule. Also, you can build your clinical experiences so that you can acquire knowledge and skills that will help qualify you for your dream job.

Admission Requirements

What can you expect taking online MSN courses at Saint Francis University?

  • 100% online theory coursework-only two campus visits required to earn your degree.
  • You can talk to your advisor at times that work with your work and family schedule.
  • Flexible learning environment allows you to earn your degree while working.
  • Faculty will mentor you into your leadership role as you complete your degree and after graduation.

Saint Francis University is the Right Fit for You 

The MSN Leadership/Education degree only requires you to complete 33 credits and is designed so that you can continue to work full-time.  Your advisor will help you personalize your course schedule so that you can plan your coursework around your family and work commitments.  You will have personal support from your advisor from the moment you begin your application, through graduation, and after graduation as you begin your new leadership role in your nursing career.


Accreditation Statement

The Master of Science in Nursing program at Saint Francis University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Frequently Asked Questions About The MSN/LE Program at Saint Francis University

  • What are the tuition costs for the MSN L/E program?

    $650 per credit

    Clinical partners and alumni can pay as low as $487.50 per credit

    For more information on program costs please visit our Tuition & Fees page.

  • Is the MSN L/E program 100% online?

    This is an asynchronous online program, with the exception of the clinical/practicum components and residency requirements.  The unique aspect of our program is personal attention.  The small classes enable faculty to provide individualized guidance to students as they complete the coursework.    

    • All students are required to attend two campus residencies which may be on-campus or online.
    • Each residency lasts 1 day.  
      • The first residency provides an orientation to the program, the University, and student resources.
      • The second residency occurs during the last semester of the program, when students showcase their accomplishments to the faculty and the University.