School of Nursing - School of Radiologic Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

About the Program

Bellin College MSN program prepares graduates with enhanced knowledge and practice expertise that builds and expands on baccalaureate nursing education. This preparation provides graduates with a broader understanding of nursing in order to engage in advanced practice and leadership in a variety of settings and commit to life-long learning (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2010).

Program Philosophy

The graduate program builds on a baccalaureate nursing degree to prepare nurses for leadership roles in advanced practice. The master’s curriculum provides the depth of knowledge and breadth of skills that are applied in a variety of educational and practicum settings. In-program role development attends to leadership and professional standards provide the foundation for advanced practice. The Master of Science in Nursing program also provides a foundation for doctoral study.

Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, the graduate is able to:

Program Tracks

Course Delivery

Courses are delivered in a 15-week semester with a mix of face-to-face meetings and online methods.


Bellin College's nursing programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2018 and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools through 2014.