Online Master's Degree Programs in Healthcare:

M.S. Nursing—Education (for RNs with BSNs)

M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management (for RNs with BSNs)

M.S. Nursing—Nursing Informatics (for RNs with BSNs)

M.S. Nursing—Education (RN to MSN Option)

M.S. Nursing—Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option)

M.S. Nursing—Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN Option)

Master of Health Leadership

MBA Healthcare Management (from the College of Business)

Today’s fast-growing healthcare industry offers many career opportunities to people with the right skills and credentials. Take the next step to advancing your career with a master’s degree in nursing education, nursing leadership and management, or an MBA in healthcare management.

Get the Right Skills and Knowledge with a Healthcare Master’s Degree

Advances in patient care and a growing, aging population in need of healthcare have presented a fantastic opportunity for competent, compassionate healthcare professionals like you. WGU’s online healthcare master’s degree programs are specifically designed for experienced professionals and managers like you who are seeking upward mobility.

Career advancement depends on competence, credentials, and respect. WGU’s online healthcare master’s degrees are highly respected—largely because the programs were developed by employers for the specific needs of the industry. When you graduate from WGU Tennessee, you can be certain you’ll have the right skills and knowledge the workplace demands.

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CCNE Accredited


The nursing degree programs at WGU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791).

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Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for Creating Environments

NLN badgeWGU was named an Center of Excellence™ in Nursing Education by the National League of Nursing (NLN) for 2015-2019 for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. This prestigious award has only been given to 45 colleges and universities nationwide and is a result of a rigorous review process by an external team who examined WGU’s nursing programs and outcomes before extending the recognition through 2019.

Our Competency-Based Approach

Our competency-based approach to education is also an ideal match for experienced healthcare professionals like you with extensive real-world experience. At WGU Tennessee, you earn your degree by demonstrating skills and knowledge in subject areas through a series of assessments. If you already possess these competencies, you can complete your assessments more quickly. With the guidance of a knowledgeable mentor, you’ll be able to earn your healthcare master’s degree online, on your schedule, and on your budget.

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