Online Master of Science in Nursing

Lynchburg College's online Master of Science in Nursing Program is founded on evidence-based nursing practice and provides educational experiences that are grounded in current knowledge and research.

Students meet with professors in Schewel Hall

Our program offers you a professional development opportunity using a convenient online format. Founded on evidence-based nursing practice, the MSN provides educational experiences that are grounded in current knowledge and research.

What will I study?

The MSN prepares you to be a leader in patient care through our Clinical Nurse Leader emphasis:

  • advanced nursing leadership education for nurses who want to advance their careers while continuing to provide expert bedside care 
  • rigorous accredited curriculum that emphasizes evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills
  • flexible class schedules that work around demanding schedules

Program Highlights

  • 37 credit-hour program 
  • May be completed in 18 months
  • Clinical experiences in healthcare settings

The Clinical Nurse Leader MSN will prepare you to:

  • Provide and manage care to individuals at the point of care anywhere healthcare is delivered
  • Provide leadership at the bedside, in the practice setting, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Improve clinical outcomes using evidence-based practice
  • Affect change within the healthcare system through the use of Quality Improvement and Healthcare Informatics that enhance understanding of  the economics of care, cost-effectiveness and resource utilization 

The Lynchburg College nursing program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Va. 23233-1463; 804.367.4515

The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing at Lynchburg College is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Program Director

Dr. Nancy Overstreet
Assistant Professor of Nursing