MSN Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Benedictine University prepares professional nurses to build and expand their global knowledge and skills developed during the baccalaureate nursing education in the areas of nursing education and nursing leadership. The curriculum design includes core courses, area of concentration courses, and a preceptor-guided practicum experience. The nurse educator concentration focuses on preparing educators in clinical and academic settings through the application of knowledge in instructional design, teaching and learning theory, curriculum development, and evaluation of learning. The nurse executive leadership concentration focuses on the development of nursing leaders to influence, design, transform, and evaluate health systems and services.


Department of Nursing and Health
Benedictine University
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Lisle, College of DuPage, Morton College and Triton College cohorts:
Hicela Woods,
Associate Director of Non-Traditional Programs

By mail
Benedictine University
Lownik Hall, Room 068
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

E-mail: hwoods@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6637
Fax: (630) 829-4301
Hours: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. M-F
Springfield and Decatur cohorts:
Janet Richter, M.A.
Director of Development for Adult and Graduate Programs

By mail
Benedictine University at Springfield
Becker Library: L-29
1500 North 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
E-mail: jrichter@ben.edu
Phone: (217) 718-5276
Fax: (217) 528-9871
Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F