MSN Resources

Taking the next step in your nursing career


To progress in your field, you must be willing to acquire more skills and challenge yourself to take on new tasks that set you apart from other health care professionals. By pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing at the University of San Francisco, you can obtain a Clinical Nurse Leader degree and prepare yourself […]

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Where can nurses with a MSN work?


Working as a health care professional is incredibly rewarding – and not just because of the meaningful care you provide patients with. It is also an industry that offers a dynamic range of career opportunities. There are many ways to advance your nursing career, with earning a master’s degree being one of the most popular. […]

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Advice for Nurses Who Work a Scattered Schedule


Nursing is among the top professions with the busiest, most chaotic schedules. Health care is an around-the-clock job, and while nurses know to expect this, adjusting to the always-on environment may be more difficult than anticipated. In what can already be a stressful and demanding occupation, having to manage a scattered schedule that includes transitioning […]

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The Benefits of Working as a Team in Health Care


Let’s delve deeper into the benefits of working with a strong team in health care, and how you can build or revive a successful team in the workplace.

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Nursing and Finance: Avoiding Overspending


Medical experts believe that nurses help health care organizations reduce annual health care expenses. Learn five ways nurses avoid overspending.

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What is a CNL?


To address rapid industry growth, the AACN developed a new position known as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) to better prepare nurses to thrive in a fast-paced industry and drastically improve the quality of patient care.

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Why is a clinical nurse leader an asset to any hospital?


Many hospitals could benefit from saving money and boosting results by adding CNLs to their staff.

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The Difference Between RN to BSN & RN to MSN Programs


Learn more about your options as you pursue your education in nursing.

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Nursing Program Accreditation Resources


Understanding accreditation is very important when considering where you should pursue higher education.

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What is a Clinical Nurse Leader?


The role of the clinical nurse leader is becoming increasingly significant in the field of healthcare.

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Role of the CNL


View one student’s experience in her role as a clinical nurse leader.

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Why the USF MSN is for RNs


If you’re a nurse and have your BSN degree, find out why our MSN program sets us apart.

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Why the USF MSN is for ADNs


If you’re a nurse with your ADN degree, find out why our program is just right for you.

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Are all online msn programs the same?


Building a Bridge Towards Your Future in Nursing.

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Why get your rn to msn online?


The nursing field has become increasingly complex over the years.

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