Why Students Choose Loyola University New Orleans Online

Every student chooses Loyola’s online learning for their own reasons, and our students and graduates have shared! Why will you choose Loyola?

1. Faculty:

The faculty and staff at Loyola University New Orleans share a dedication and commitment to academic excellence as well as the success of the student as an individual. To ensure the value and expertise for each program, 100% of our nursing faculty hold the highest degrees available in the fields of instruction.

"From day 1, the professors challenged me and worked with me. It was amazing."

- Robert Taylor Reed, MSN-HCSM Graduate ‘12

2. Recognition & History

Loyola is ranked among the Top 10 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by *U.S. News & World Report 2013. Loyola also ranked as the ninth best master’s university in the South, ninth in its "Great Schools, Great Prices" category, and 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 (*U.S. News & World Report 2013).

"Where you choose to go to school does make a difference in your career, and that is one of the main reasons why I did choose Loyola."

- Joe Alexander, MSN-HCSM Graduate, 2012

3. Curriculum

Every course is focused on the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a variety of leadership positions, and reflects a global perspective that is consistent with our Jesuit values. Each specialization offered focuses on cutting-edge industry needs.

"You need to find a school that is progressive that is trying to be aware of what is going on from a standpoint of what is going to change in healthcare—that school is Loyola."
- Warren P. Herbert, MSN HCSM Graduate ‘12

4. Jesuit Tradition and Catholic Foundation

The Jesuit vision of education implies that students learn how to be critical, examine attitudes, challenge assumptions, and analyze motives. Loyola is dedicated to weaving all of these ideals into the curriculum, as it is important for students and graduates to able to make decisions in freedom, the freedom that allows one to make faith-filled decisions.

"I wanted to go to a school that had a foundation… a substance to it. There is a heart, soul and spirit at Loyola that even comes through in the online program. My moral and ethical tenants are echoed through this program.”

- Elizabeth Sanford-Richmond, MSN-HCSM Graduate ‘12

5. Online

Loyola’s online programs offer the same accredited curriculum and degrees available to students enrolled on-campus – that means you get the same courses, the same faculty -- the same degree from a university that is top-ranked, respected and recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years (U.S. News & World Report 2013).

"I chose Loyola, because I felt that it gave me the flexibility I needed with a hectic life. I’m a single father, so I needed to make sure I had time for my family.

- Michael M. Archuleta, MSN HCSM Graduate ‘12

"Loyola taught me how to take the tools I learned in the classroom and apply them to my position right away…. in very specific ways. Whether it was human resources, risk management or being able to communicate – there are so many different things the MSN-HCSM program was able to pull together for me.”

- Elizabeth Sanford-Richmond, MSN-HCSM Graduate ‘12

Online Access – Anytime, Anywhere

Loyola's online nursing programs give working professionals the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience while continuing to work in their field. There is no on-campus requirement, and all courses are available online 24/7. To learn more, speak with an admissions representative by calling toll-free (866) 789-9809 or click here to request more information.