Holy Family Nursing

Nursing, MSN

Our MSN program, tailored for experienced nurses with accredited BSN degrees, offers a streamlined path to advanced nursing education. Complete 30 credits (10 courses) in around 1.5 years, focusing on quality, safety, and leadership.

Program Overview

There are more than 3.1 million nurses in practice in the U.S.


Empowering Nursing for Excellence

In today's dynamic healthcare landscape, the demand for registered nurses with advanced knowledge and expert practice is paramount for achieving optimal patient outcomes. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed as a terminal degree, equipping registered nurses with advanced practice capabilities, leadership acumen, and the ability to analyze and apply evidence-based research in clinical settings.


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Karyn Brook

KARYN BOOK BSN, '07 MSN DNP, RN, NEA-BC ADMITTEDLY WAS MORE OF THE SOCIAL TYPE - think cheerleading and field hockey - than a locked-in student in high school. But a chance encounter in the seventh grade with a nurse had already solidified her career choice, and she knew she had her work cut out for her.

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Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed in accordance with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) MSN Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (2011) as a pathway for nurse leaders to pursue a variety of nursing specialties.

Student Journey

Career Paths

Today’s nursing workforce continues to expand its presence beyond the traditional healthcare settings—from practice to non-clinical roles in research, policy, and ethics. Career paths for those with nursing skills are diversifying too. Nurses increasingly find work in varied settings as they pursue careers with stability and flexibility. Here are just some of the many opportunities:

  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Leader
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Director of Nursing
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Staff Development


Internships Employment

  • Abington Reproductive Medicine
  • Abington-Jefferson Hospital
  • Birches at Newtown
  • Brightstar Care of North Bucks
  • Capital Health RN
  • Cooper University Health
  • Einstein Medical Center
  • Genesis Hopkins Center
  • Horsham Clinic RN
  • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
  • Jefferson Health-RN
  • Lankenau Medical Center
  • Magee Rehabilitation
  • Manor Care Huntington Valley
  • Nazareth Hospital
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • UPMC Hamot Hospital
  • UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital
  • Virtua Marlton Hospital-RN
  • Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Virtua Willingboro Hospital

Tuition & Fees

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Master of Science
Program Location
  • Online

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