University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Committed Solely to Health Sciences Education for 40 Years

Nursing Degree Programs

  • + Master of Science in Nursing

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences offers innovative, career-focused clinical and practice-based health science programs online and in the classroom. The University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is an online program, giving students the choice of four nurse specializations that offer optional* campus-based experiences and provides students access to nursing faculty members who are nurse leaders in practice and education. The program gives students 24/7 access to online courses and learning resources – providing the flexibility to fit the busy schedule working nurses must manage.

    Request Info
  • + Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    Family nurse practitioners are expert healthcare providers – registered nurses with an advanced classroom and clinical education in an area of expertise. They play a critical role in improving the primary patient care experience [1].

    As a primary care provider, the FNP will work with infants, children, adults and families to promote preventative care, diagnose conditions, and treat acute and chronic illnesses. The FNP’s responsibilities include taking patient histories, performing physical exams, administering immunizations, managing chronic health problems, ordering and interpreting lab tests, prescribing medication and other therapies, providing family planning services, and providing resources for healthy lifestyles.

    Request Info
  • + Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Executive

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    Every healthcare team needs an expert coach and architect of change to inspire collaboration and help shape the future of the organization. Nurse executives assume this role as they influence, design, develop, and direct the processes and systems for patient care delivery.

    Natural leaders with management skills, nurse executives are critical thinkers, decision makers and strong communicators.

    As a nurse executive, you will have the opportunity to innovate, impact healthcare policies, and improve patient care across the healthcare continuum. Creativity, accountability, effective communication, the facilitation of professional development, and financial stewardship are the cornerstones of nursing leadership.

    Nurse executives serve as role models in supporting the mission and vision of their organization, valuing diversity, facilitating communication, and encouraging creativity. Their responsibilities also include providing professional development and learning opportunities for staff and continuing their own education through participation in nursing associations, and other growth opportunities.

    Request Info
  • + Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Informatics

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    Immerse yourself in the growing, interdisciplinary field of nurse informatics to pair your passion for knowledge with communication technologies and promote wellness worldwide.

    The American Nurses Association (ANA) describes nurse informatics as a field that “integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice.”

    Nurse informatics is instrumental in empowering stakeholders – nurses, consumers, patients, and the entire healthcare team – to achieve patient-centered care. They use science and technology to better manage and communicate information and transform nursing practice.

    As technology has developed, so has the field of nursing. Nurses have transitioned to using electronic health and medical records, as well as other emerging technologies – medical and smart devices, voice recognition, remote monitoring, and more.

    The specialty partners nursing science with a range of information management systems to define, manage, and communicate data. Nurse informatics uses information structures, processes, and technology to support the healthcare team and patients as they make critical health decisions.

    As a nurse informaticist, you will oversee healthcare technology systems, communication workflows, and the use of patient data for healthcare quality and safety. You will serve as an information manager, system designer, planner, evaluator, and project manager.

    Request Info
  • + Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    Nurse educators play an important role as a bridge between the academic and clinical worlds. If you have a passion for teaching, knowledge and experience in nursing, and compassion for patient care, you might consider a rich and rewarding career in nursing education.

    Key players in promoting quality, innovative education, nurse educators help to prepare future nurses for a diverse, developing healthcare environment. They serve as guides throughout the learning process, and are flexible, creative, strong communicators, and skilled critical thinkers.

    As a nurse educator, you will champion evidence-based practice, design curricula and educational experiences, and teach students, clinicians, and clients.

    Request Info
  • + Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Location: Online Only

    Degree Overview:

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) pairs education and experience to prepare students to transform the future of nursing.

    DNP graduates will assume roles as leaders in various organizations – as nurse administrators, healthcare innovators, nurse educators and nurse practitioners.

    As a DNP student, you will benefit from an engaging online classroom, the opportunity to learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields, and a wealth of educational resources.

    Complete an optional immersion program – on campus– to participate in peer discussions and advanced coursework, and expand your global healthcare perspective.

    USAHS offers two doctoral nursing program paths: BSN to DNP or MSN to DNP.

    Request Info

Meet Our Recruiters

Related Lounges

Our network provides nurse employers, schools and associations with the ability to create groups and successfully communicate news, announcements, and events seamlessly to their members.

Nurses use our network to collaborate, exchange professional advice, and share new ideas.