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Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration (Online)

As the baby boomer population ages, the demand for experienced nurses with strong leadership skills and an understanding of the complex healthcare industry continues to grow. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that jobs for nurses with a master of science in nursing (M.S.N.) will increase at a rate of 31% from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average.

To meet the rising demand for specialized nurses with leadership and systems expertise, Loyola University New Orleans offers an online M.S.N./M.B.A. dual-degree program. This nationally ranked online master of science in nursing (M.S.N.), coupled with the distinguished online master of business administration (M.B.A.) program, empowers you to grow your professional prospects and clinical skills with our supportive, award-winning faculty and invaluable academic resources.


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Flexible online M.S.N. and M.B.A. courses taught by experts.

Loyola’s accredited dual M.S.N./M.B.A. degree program online prepares working nurses in advanced medical specialties and executive business practices. In this 67-credit program, students develop expertise in nursing leadership and healthcare systems administration, while also honing business skills that will improve and extend healthcare services to specific populations.


Degree Overview

67 credits

180 practicum hours

Dual Degree MSN/MBA online


With the dual M.S.N./M.B.A. online degree from Loyola University New Orleans, you’ll be poised to impact the future of nursing, as you become a subject matter expert in one of the field’s core disciplines and groom yourself for success as a nurse leader.

Loyola’s M.B.A./M.S.N. dual-degree program online consists of 67 credit hours taken as follows:

  • 36 M.S.N. credit hours, taken in the Healthcare Systems Administration & Leadership track, with 180 practicum hours
  • 31 M.B.A. credit hours

Download the M.S.N./M.B.A. online degree program course listing to view the program requirements in a helpful worksheet format.

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What can you do with an M.S.N./M.B.A. degree?

Advance your career and improve your earnings potential in three years or less.

Loyola’s online M.S.N./M.B.A. program will prepare you for advanced studies and for executive leadership roles in healthcare settings and beyond, in jobs like:

  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Operations Director
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Director of Nursing Practice
  • Nurse Manager
  • Marketing Director


"One of the best online graduate nursing programs in the nation."

– U.S. News & World Report

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