Educator — Administrator — Clinical Nurse Leader — Informatics

The CCNE-accredited* online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Queens prepares you to be a collaborative nursing leader within interdisciplinary teams to improve healthcare. Designed by working nurses, for working nurses, you will acquire advanced knowledge of research, informatics, theory, and health policy, and then focus on specialized coursework that specifically supports your career goals. Plus, RNs with associate degrees (RN to MSN pathway), BSN degrees and bachelor’s degrees from other fields are considered for admission.

Queens also offers four post-master’s certificates designed to expand career opportunities for those who have their MSN. Choose from a Nurse Administrator, Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator or Nursing Informatics post-master’s certificate. You can complete one of these certifications in two or three semesters, with the same expert faculty and hands-on experience as the MSN program.

The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).*

No GRE and No Application Fee Required.

Available Tracks

Prepare to teach in academic or clinical settings and ready future nurses to excel in their careers. Learn about curriculum development, teaching strategies and methods for student and program evaluation.

Learn to function as a member of an interdisciplinary, executive-level team when you integrate nursing and business knowledge in diverse settings and apply research processes.

Improve patient outcomes and efficiency of care. You will work with teams across the organization to synthesize data and implement evidence-based care while continuing to work directly with patients.

Analyze, design and implement information and communication systems as healthcare records transition from paper to digital format. You will work with staff and administration to improve efficiency and quality of patient care.

Available Certificates

Enhance your administrative skills and learn to manage nursing personnel or groups.

Learn to enhance patient care outcomes, safety and quality of care in the clinical setting.

Become an educational leader in academic and clinical settings.

Participate in the analysis, design and implementation of information technology and communication systems in nursing.


Queens is ranked a Top 15 University in the Southeast Region by U.S. News & World Report. Queens is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on CollegesSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and the Master’s degree in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Our tuition is very affordable, and there is no application fee. Fill out the form on the right to download a free brochure and learn more about the online MSN programs at Queens University of Charlotte.


*The master’s degree in nursing at Queens University of Charlotte is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.