Loyola is ranked 9th Best Master's University in the South in the 2013 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, 9th in its Great Schools, Great Prices category and is among the top 10 largest online graduate programs. For the last 23 years, Loyola has retained its position among the Top 10 Regional Universities in the South.
Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit and Catholic institution of higher education, welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. Inspired by Saint Ignatius of Loyola's vision of finding God in all things, the university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, while also offering opportunities for professional studies in undergraduate and selected graduate programs. Through teaching, research, creative activities, and service, the faculty, in cooperation with the staff, strives to educate the whole student and to benefit the larger community.
Leader in Distance Learning
Loyola is well known for its success in the education of adult non-traditional learners. The University first began providing distance education in 1983 through the Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension Program (LIMEX). Then in the fall of 1990, the Department of Nursing initiated the Off-Campus Learning Program (OCLP) to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree at a number of hospital sites throughout Louisiana. In the summer of 2004, a completely onlineMaster of Science in Nursing(MSN) program was launched with a focus onHealth Care Systems Management. Most recently, the School of Nursing started theDNP(Doctor of Nursing Practice) program offered in an online format in 2010, along with offering the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with two specialization options in Forensic Science Administration and Justice Administration. At the start of 2013, a new specialization Cyber Forensics Investigation and Administration was added to the Criminal Justice Administration program.
Loyola has a well-prepared and diverse faculty to implement a curriculum that includes content to help prepare Nurse leaders to serve a wide variety of populations and communities. Courses are taught by full-time faculty, with 89% holding doctoral or equivalent degrees in their area of expertise. Professors have been recognized nationally and internationally by the Pulitzer Committee, the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and by numerous other professional and scholarly associations.
Online Degree Benefits:
Targeted curriculum designed and led by experienced faculty.
Coursework conveniently available via any internet-accessible computer.
No on-campus requirement.
No need to be online at specific times or days.
Reliable tech support from a team of knowledgeable professionals.
Frequent contact with professors through online discussion boards.
Virtual bookstore in which high quality new and used textbooks can be ordered online and delivered directly to your home.
The same NLN accredited curriculum and degrees available to students enrolled on-campus.
Online Orientation provided for new online learners.
Competitively priced tuition with assistance available to qualified students.
Seven-week courses allow completion in two years.
Why Earn Your MSN at Loyola University New Orleans?
Loyola is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National League for Nursing.*
The School of Nursing was ranked among the Best Graduate Schools of Nursing in theU.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schoolsedition for 2013
Loyola is well known for its success in educating adult, non-traditional learners and has one of the most established online programs for educating RNs.
Loyola's flexible online course format is designed to fit in with your lifestyle and schedule.
The online program delivers high-quality education with no required campus visits.
The MSN curriculum prepares you for certifications upon completion of the program.
Loyola has an outstanding, talented faculty.
Loyola provides online access to one of the best academic libraries in the country.
Reliable 24/7 tech support from a team of knowledgeable professionals.
Outstanding value. Tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is competitively priced.
MSN-HCSM Degree Benefits:
Sophisticated Nursing curriculum administered in a hassle-free online forum.
Opportunity for advancement within the in-demand HCSM field.
Efficiency of being able to pursue your degree part-time.
Ability to earn your Master of Science in Nursing in two years.
* Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 (404) 679-4500.
* National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.