Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Bloomsburg University's Graduate Program in the Department of Nursing is recognized as a leading accredited program known for both academic excellence and for facilitating the adult learner to achieve their professional goals. The progressive, challenging curricula — along with distinguished experienced faculty — provide vital knowledge and skills to develop competence in the multifaceted roles of advanced nursing practice.

The curricula is offered in a blended program format, with core courses being offered synchronously and asynchronously in an online format. Graduate students employ leadership behaviors as they engage in responsive, accountable, and autonomous practice designed to meet the needs of society.

The MSN/MBA is completely online.

Program Coordinator
Kimberly Olszewski, DNP, CRNP, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN, FAAN | 570-389-4613
Breiner Family Endowed Professorship of Nursing

Department of Nursing
3109 McCormick Center
Fax: 570-389-5008


MSN Program for Nurses Currently Practicing as CRNA, CRNP or CNM

This option recognizes nurses who are already certified and practicing as a CRNA, CRNP or CNM by offering credit for clinical accomplishment and enables these nurses to complete core competencies of an advanced nurse without needing to repeat clinical requirements.

MSN Program Accreditations

BU’s Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Adult Gerontology Primary Care and Family Nurse Practitioner programs are fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Boards of Nursing. Graduates of these programs are eligible to apply for certification by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Nurse Anesthesia Program is approved by the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

CCNE Accreditation

CCNE Accreditation

The master's degree program in nursing at Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.