Online nursing degrees – university of phoenix

You’re ready to make moves in your nursing career. Earn an advanced nursing degree and take the next steps toward your future in healthcare. You can take one course at a time in your degree program, whether you choose to earn your bachelor’s or master’s nursing degree online or on campus. Feel confident with programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). With relevant, up-to-date curriculum, you’ll walk away with skills you can apply directly to your career.

No matter the level of nursing degree you’re pursuing, our faculty and advisors will be with you every step of the way.

Our on-campus and online nursing degree courses enable you to pursue your education without sacrificing your personal and work commitments. Your current RN license earns you 40 credits toward your degree. Save time and resources during your degree program with the opportunity to transfer up to a maximum of 87 credits into your CCNE-accredited nursing degree program.

Our Nursing Pathways Program allows students who are interested in earning both their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) to enroll in courses that count toward both your RN to BSN and MSN. In these programs, you’ll learn the theory and practice of contemporary nursing including evidence-based practice; quality and patient safety; and leadership.

Earn your master’s degree in nursing with our Nursing Bridge Program. Designed for nurses who have a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field, this program helps working nurses quickly earn their MSN, while saving time and money. You’ll take the same MSN introductory course, along with three nursing upper division level bridge courses to provide you with the skills you’ll need to pursue your goals.

The Master of Health Administration prepares leaders and aspiring leaders in the health sector by providing the competencies necessary to drive the future of healthcare through effective facilitation of cross-system transformation and the improvement of health outcomes for patients, populations, and providers. Areas of inquiry include industry and organizational dynamics, visioning the future, forming strategic relationships, leading with authenticity, creating a sustainable personal legacy, and transformation and execution in diverse health system contexts.

As the health industry continues to undergo unprecedented growth, "health" is beginning to encompass everything from patient care to community engagement to overarching system design. The curricular framework for the newest version of the MHA is provided by the industry standard American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The program provides UOPX students with an academically- rigorous and integrated experience that requires both critical thinking and creativity, while remaining aligned to professional and industry standards.

The concentration in Health Care Informatics presents informatics as the strategic acquisition, interpretation and utilization of data to lead organizations in the health sector. The focus of the program is on informatics as an evolving and interdisciplinary field related to the sourcing, compiling and synthesis of data across the health sector. Topics include staffing to meet an organization’s informatics needs, assessing the interoperability of systems, effectively sourcing data from repositories within and outside the organization, and presenting data in health organization contexts. Also presented are emerging best practices administrators need to successfully address quality, safety, and cost of care, and lead data-driven initiatives that place the patient/consumer at the center of care.

The Master of Health Administration (MHA)/Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree program prepares leaders who can effectively respond to the dynamic and ever-changing health care industry while providing in-depth knowledge to business management practices. The dual degree provides graduates with a distinct edge and greater flexibility in shaping a meaningful career by covering essential business knowledge and industry specific skills. Students have the capacity to critically examine and evaluate issues and trends that are influential to the destiny of a broad and evolving health care system. Curriculum is tailored to the needs of the health care business leader by providing content in areas such as finance, policy, research, technology, human resources, economics, marketing, and strategic planning. The program also emphasizes the identification, analysis, and solution of complex management problems for a growing industry. In addition, the dual degree offers students to customize the curriculum by selecting elective courses to maximize career goals and opportunities.