Online Degrees That Prepare You for What’s Next

Put your purpose to work at Loyola.

There’s a better way forward for your future and career. When you study online at Loyola University New Orleans, you’ll experience the same legacy of learning our New Orleans campus is known for. Accomplish your goals with the support of experienced faculty who instruct distinguished programs designed so you can lead differently.

Flexible

100% online courses are asynchronous so your semester can flex to balance changes in work and life.

Meaningful

Rooted in values that will enhance what’s unique in you and prepare you to make an impact on the world.

Reputable

Well respected nationally and admired regionally, Loyola comes with high expectations that you’ll do great things.

Find the Online Program That Fits You

  • Undergraduate
    • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

      Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 4
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Challenge the business world with your values. Your online bachelor’s degree in business from Loyola New Orleans will help you become an effective and socially responsible business leader and entrepreneur. Contribute to quality research, serve local and intellectual communities, and graduate with critical-thinking skills and the courage to act justly in a global business environment.

      The skills you gain as a BBA graduate can be easily translated into any industry and workplace. Our business majors are consistently among the most employed and in-demand college graduates, and often have higher-than-average starting salaries.

      Major Options: Management

      • Core Curriculum:
        Explore topics in economics, marketing, finance, and accounting, as well as general and major-specific elective options.

      • Unique Opportunities:
        The program’s internship component will give you valuable, real-world experience and build your professional network.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola’s College of Business is AASCB accredited and was ranked among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 2018 by The Princeton Review.

    • Bachelor of Criminology & Justice (BCJ)

      Bachelor of Criminology & Justice (BCJ)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Make justice your career. Address the very roots of crime and work toward equality, keeping people safe, and making the world a betterplace. Live this mission by developing effective crime prevention and intervention strategies, understanding the consequences of crime for victims and society, and working toward justice policies that rehabilitate offenders and improve our society as a whole.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Learn how to conduct original research and critique agency-generated research in order to see the bigger picture.

      • Investigative Opportunities:
        The program features a strong social science research component that allows students to take a deep dive into the field.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola’s Bachelor of Criminology & Justice was recently ranked the 13th Best Criminology Bachelor’s in the nation by College Choice.

    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BS)

      Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BS)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 4
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Be an innovator in the accelerating world of technology. A CIS BS from Loyola opens new doors to hundreds of fulfilling professional positions in the world of technology and computer science. You'll discover opportunities for employment in diverse fields ranging from public service to nonprofit work, and from traditional business environments to entrepreneurship and innovation.

      Given the plethora of opportunities available today as the world innovates into the future, you can focus your studies by choosing from two CIS program tracks. These are designed to furnish students with the tools they need to understand computer languages, as well as the skills to plan, create, deploy, analyze, and improve the systems that businesses use.

      • Core Curriculum:
        The Core Computer Science courses required for both programs includes Introduction to Programming I and II, Introduction to Relational Databases, and Information Systems Theory. Management Information Systems or Accounting Information Systems can be taken in place of Information Systems Theory.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola University New Orleans is ranked amongst the Best Online Bachelor's Programs by U.S. News & World Report.

    • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)

      Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Create your own program around your goals. Explore diverse aspects of life, society, and human culture while gaining the knowledge and skills you need to enter the workplace, change careers, or complete academic work you started elsewhere. This online, general studies degree program provides a solid foundation in the critical thinking and values-based decision-making that can change the world.

      In addition to the Loyola Core curriculum and a range of general electives, you will complete 30 hours of major courses from two different disciplines of your choosing. Courses vary semester to semester, but with the help of advisors, you can create a truly unique education and gain the knowledge and guidance you need to be a different kind of leader.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Regardless of your focus, you will complete 30 credit hours of the Loyola Core curriculum, which includes Professional Writing and Information Literacy & Research.

      • Elective Focuses:
        Choose two focuses from Business, Computer Science, Criminology & Justice, English, History, Mass Communications, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Ministry.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola’s reputation for academic excellence, transformative experiences, and courageous creativity spans more than a century.

    • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (BA)

      Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (BA)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Shape the conversations that define our world. Become an expert communicator with Loyola’s online Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (Mass Comm). In this nationally recognized, 100% online program, you will develop the creative mindset, technical competency, and intellectual curiosity to provide visionary leadership in any field you choose.

      Whether your goal is to report live from the heart of the action or work in marketing for a nonprofit, you’ll enjoy access to world-class resources as you grow your skills and gain valuable professional experience.

      Online students may choose to work remotely with our campus-based Brand Lab, a student-run agency that allows students to gain real-world experience in public relations, design, photography, videography, social media, and event planning. Upon graduation, you’ll have cultivated an impressive digital portfolio showcasing your unique talents.

      • Unique Work Experience:
        As an online student, you’ll have the opportunity to work remotely with Brand Lab, the student-run agency and build your portfolio.

      • Specializations:
        Loyola offers a variety of Mass Comm specializations, including journalism, advertising, public relations, and visual communication.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        The Loyola School of Communication and Design is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

    • Bachelor of Arts in Ministry & Theology (BA)

      Bachelor of Arts in Ministry & Theology (BA)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Serve as a leader and light the way for others. Integrating theology with a practical approach focused on the Bible, spirituality, culture, and ethics, Loyola University’s fully online BA in Ministry and Theology is designed to shape compassionate, faithful leaders.

      In this program, you will focus on communication to prepare yourself to serve communities. Leveraging the experience and wisdom of Loyola’s faculty and fellow classmates, you will become reflective in your faith and qualified to serve in a variety of leadership positions within parishes, schools, and diocesan offices, or in the fields of business, law, healthcare, criminal justice, government, counseling, or teaching.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include Church & Sacraments, Leadership in Ministry, Religious Education in Theory and Practice, Christ and the Christian Tradition, and the Psychology of Religion.

      • Broad Career Potential:
        With this degree, you will be prepared for a wide range of careers including: Youth Leader, Social and Community Service Manager, Student Pastor, Parish Coordinator.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola University New Orleans is a Top 50 Catholic College according to College Choice.

    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)

      Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Serve Your Community by improving the mental health of others. Designed for students seeking flexibility without sacrificing prestige, this degree provides both a liberal arts foundation and specific expertise in human behavior, including how individuals think, act, and relate to others. This online psychology bachelor’s program offers the same academic rigor as its on-campus counterpart and is taught by the same faculty, who are experts in fields such as cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and social and personality psychology.

      You’ll approach psychology as a scientific discipline, evaluating, inquiring about, and analyzing psychological and behavioral issues to make sound judgments. The online psychology courses are structured with working adults in mind, enabling students to study while maintaining personal and professional commitments.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Major courses in this degree program include Social Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Statistics and Methods.

      • Unique Education:
        Loyola students study psychology as a scientific discipline, learning how to evaluate diverse issues and develop competencies essential to inquiry, analysis, and communication.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        In 2019, Loyola University was ranked the second Best College for Psychology in Louisiana by Niche.

  • Graduate
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

      Master of Business Administration (MBA)

      • Credit Hours: 40
      • Years Average to Complete: 2
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $32,720 (total cost without fees)

      Be a different kind of leader. The Loyola MBA is designed for motivated professionals who are ready to become valuable business leaders grounded in principles. You will benefit from the flexibility of this rigorous, online program taught by Loyola’s accomplished faculty. By equipping yourself with advanced knowledge in business areas such as accounting, entrepreneurship, management, and marketing you will have an additional edge over the competition.

      Offering flexible scheduling, the online MBA suits all types of learners. Students who want to advance their careers quickly may take courses at an accelerated pace with six-week or eight-week terms. Working professionals and students with other commitments can take advantage of part-time options, completing six or fewer credit hours each term.

      GMAT/GRE optional for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 applicants.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Explore real-world business skills in high-demand elective topics and immediately apply those skills at work to build the career you’ve always wanted.

      • Concentration Options:
        Finance – featuring electives that enable you to make strategic decisions using real financial data for organizational success with financial impact goals.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        AACSB accredited and ranked among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 2018 by The Princeton Review.

    • Master of Criminology & Justice (MCJ)

      Master of Criminology & Justice (MCJ)

      • Credit Hours: 30
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $24,540 (total cost without fees)

      Turn your passion for social justice into a career. As a leader in the criminal justice field, you can actively work toward making the world a safer, more just place. To achieve a high-level position in the field and make the biggest impact, you will likely need an advanced degree. Loyola University New Orleans offers a 100% online Master of Arts in Criminology & Justice to help prepare you to become a professionally trained criminal justice administrator, planner, or researcher.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include: Theories of Criminal Behavior, Selected Problems in the Criminal Justice System, and Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

      • Investigative Education:
        Including your specialty criminal justice and criminology courses, you will also improve your academic writing and develop advanced research methodology and data analysis skills.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola’s Master of Arts in Criminology & Justice was recently ranked the 14th Best Criminology Master’s in the nation by College Choice.

    • Master of Criminology and Justice / Master of Business Administration (MCJ/MBA)

      Master of Criminology and Justice / Master of Business Administration (MCJ/MBA)

      • Credit Hours: 61
      • Years Average to Complete: 3-4 years
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $49,898 (total cost without fees)

      Become an agency leader with competitive business skills. Leading a criminal justice department or agency is a complex job—one that can require both an advanced knowledge of your specialized field and of general management principles like finance, human resources, and organizational behavior.

      By pursuing master’s degrees in both Criminology and Justice and Business Administration, you can prepare for the complex challenges you’ll face as you pursue roles such as Police Chief, Agency Director, Emergency Management Director, or Financial Examiner.

      And, through this 100% online dual-degree program, you’ll be able to schedule your study time around your existing work schedule and build your career on your timeline.

      GMAT/GRE optional for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 applicants.

      • Earn two degrees in fewer total credits:
        At just 61 total credits, earning both your MBA (40 credits when taken alone) and your MCJ (30 credits when taken alone) is possible much faster at Loyola.

      • Prestigious reputation:
        Get the AACSB-accredited education that sets Loyola University’s College of Business graduates apart.

      • Skills you can apply immediately at work:
        Our expert Criminology and Justice faculty have experience in the field, so you can see how what you’re learning applies directly to your workplace.

    • Master of Science in Marketing and Communications (MS)

      Master of Science in Marketing and Communications (MS)

      • Credit Hours: 30
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $24,540 (total cost without fees)

      Become a change maker with a flexible, fully online master's in marketing and communications. Activate your skills and advance your career potential with this innovative master of science program tailored to professionals working across the fields of marketing, public relations, and advertising – or recent undergraduates in marketing, journalism, communications, and general business.

      Learn how to focus your critical thinking and communications abilities and apply them toward ethical leadership ideals that make a real difference in the world around us. Our knowledgeable faculty can help you in your pursuit of excellence as you become an agent for change. As part of a dedicated cohort group, you will have the opportunity to build relationships for support, a broader exposure of experiences, and networking. In this program, you will move at a healthy pace through readings, lectures and rich media, interacting with your fellow students and faculty through discussion boards and online collaboration tools.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Dive in to the real-world business and communications topics that are having lasting impacts on consumers and the marketplace.

      • Track Options:
        Choose from the Marketing Track or Communications Track – or Design Your Own Track with your elective choices.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        AACSB accredited and ranked among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 2018 by The Princeton Review. The award-winning Loyola University New Orleans School of Communication and Design is accredited by ACEJMC.

    • Master of Music Therapy (MMT)

      Master of Music Therapy (MMT)

      • Credit Hours: 36
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $29,448 (total cost without fees)

      Explore music’s ability to move and heal. Become well versed in the role music plays in an individual’s physical, cognitive, and emotional health. Loyola’s renowned music therapy program prepares students to excel in the field with advanced clinical, supervisory, and methodological knowledge.

      This master’s program is designed for board-certified music therapists who wish to develop advanced clinical and research skills and earn a highly-respected graduate degree. For students who want to earn the master’s but do not hold an undergraduate in music, there is an equivalency program option.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include: Music Therapy Research, Music Therapy in Medicine, Music Therapy Theories, and Multicultural Issues in Music Therapy.

      • Learn from Industry Leaders:
        Online programs are taught by faculty members who are leaders in the field of music therapy and engaged in clinical practice, research, writing, and advocacy.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        The online music therapy program is endorsed by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).

    • Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)

      Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)

      • Credit Hours: 67
      • Years Average to Complete: 3
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $54,806 (total cost without fees)

      Become a pioneer in healthcare. As the baby-boomer population ages, the demand for experienced nurses with strong leadership skills and an understanding of the complex healthcare industry continues to grow. Loyola’s accredited dual MSN/MBA prepares working nurses in both advanced medical specialties and executive business practices. In this program, you will develop expertise in nursing leadership and healthcare systems administration, while also honing business skills that will allow you to improve and extend healthcare to specific populations.

      Advance your career and improve your earnings potential in three years or less. With the dual nursing and business degree from Loyola University New Orleans, you’ll be poised to impact the future of nursing, becoming a subject-matter expert in one of the field’s core disciplines and grooming yourself for success as a nurse leader.

      GMAT/GRE optional for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 applicants.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include: Population Health Management, Nursing Financial Resources, Theories in Healthcare Systems, Competitive Strategy, and Project Management.

      • MBA Immersion Weeks:
        Four, hands-on, two-week modules, available entirely online for one credit hour each.

      • Prestigious Recognition:
        Loyola’s Graduate Nursing program is the highest-ranked Jesuit online graduate nursing program in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.

    • Master of Pastoral Studies (MPS)

      Master of Pastoral Studies (MPS)

      • Credit Hours: 36
      • Years Average to Complete: 2
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $14,724 (total cost without fees)

      Deepen your faith and grow as a leader. Gain the biblical, theological, and spiritual grounding on which to build specializations in youth ministry, spirituality, and pastoral care. Learn how to connect ministry to the environment, digital culture, and the working world.

      This online degree program is practical, transformative, international in scope, and open to students of all faiths. The Master of Pastoral Studies program prepares students to work in a variety of contexts, including parishes, schools, diocesan offices, secular workplaces, and the helping professions, such as healthcare and social work.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include: Introduction to Practical Theology; Jewish Roots of Christian Faith: Introduction to the Old Testament; Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics

      • Educating Around the World:
        The Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) has a 50-year history of educating students on six continents in practical theology — a method involving a blend of action and theological reflection.

      • Recognized Quality:
        Named one of the top 50 Catholic Colleges by College Choice.

    • Master of Pastoral Studies and Master of Business Administration (MPS/MBA)

      Master of Pastoral Studies and Master of Business Administration (MPS/MBA)

      • Credit Hours: 55
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $35,174 (total cost without fees)

      Let your faith empower your business success. In the Loyola MBA program, you’ll become well versed in business theory and learning how to add value to organizations, while MPS courses will help you understand how to incorporate faith-based values into your work in any field and to embrace practices that support the common good.

      This dual master’s degree program in pastoral studies and business administration is ideal for students interested in religious or nonprofit fields, such as in church and diocesan positions, nonprofit organizations and agencies, or Catholic and other faith-based healthcare facilities. It is also perfect for business leaders who want to integrate Christian spirituality into their work in any field while remaining alert to the significance of faith for employees and customers.

      GMAT/GRE optional for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 applicants.

      • Core Curriculum:
        MPS courses include: Introduction to Practical Theology; Grace, Christ, and Spirit; Jewish Roots of Christian Faith: Intro to the Old Testament. MBA courses include: Strategic Communication; Managerial Economics and Statistics; Organizational Behavior & Leadership.

      • Fasttrack Your Degree:
        Save both money and time by earning a dual degree. The MPS/MBA requires only 55 credits, saving students 21 credit hours in coursework and tuition compared to earning these degrees separately.

      • Recognized Quality:
        Named one of the top 50 Catholic Colleges by College Choice.

    • Master of Religious Education (MRE)

      Master of Religious Education (MRE)

      • Credit Hours: 36
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $14,724 (total cost without fees)

      Grow in your faith. Give as a teacher. Expand your understanding of Christianity’s biblical, theological, and spiritual traditions while you develop teaching tools through the study of education theory and practice. The Master of Religious Education degree at Loyola University provides educators in parishes and schools — not only in religion classes but across the curriculum — with a broad and in-depth exploration of the field.

      This online degree program is open to students of all faiths working in a variety of contexts and promotes a sense of identity, reverence, and responsibility for life and the sacred. The coursework combines the development of confidence and creativity in working out curricula and gives practice in crafting effective learning processes.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Courses include: Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy; Christian Origins: Introduction to the New Testament; Grace, Christ, and Spirit

      • Educating Around the World:
        The Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) has a 50-year history of educating students on six continents in practical theology — a method involving a blend of action and theological reflection.

      • Recognized Quality:
        Named one of the top 50 Catholic Colleges by College Choice.

    • Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MS)

      Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MS)

      • Credit Hours: 30
      • Years Average to Complete: 1
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $24,540 (total cost without fees)

      Prepare for the future of healthcare. Loyola’s unique, cross-disciplinary Masters in Healthcare Management program combines the business acumen and healthcare expertise you need to become an industry leader. You’ll benefit from the flexibility of this rigorous, online program taught by our expert business, nursing, and law faculty. Plus, you’ll gain real-world healthcare industry experience through an immersive capstone.   

      Choose from three concentrations, or customize the program to match your aspirations. Offering flexible scheduling, our healthcare management online program suits all types of learners. Whether you are a career launcher or a career advancer, this program will place you ahead of the competition. 

      • Core Curriculum: 
        Learn how to ethically navigate the business realm of healthcare, maintaining focus on helping individuals and the community. Specialize your degree with electives in high-demand areas and gain real-word experience through an immersive capstone project.

      • Concentration Options:
        • Marketing & Communications
        • Financial Management & Data Analysis 
        • Project Management & Operations 
        • Customize (Take a variety of courses in each track)
      • Prestigious Recognition: 
        AACSB accredited and ranked among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 2018 by The Princeton Review. 

  • Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

      Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

      • Credit Hours: 120
      • Years Average to Complete: 1-3.5
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      To qualify for this program, you must currently be a working RN. As a registered nurse, you already make a profound impact on the care and wellbeing of your patients but, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you’ll make an even greater difference in the lives of others – and within the healthcare field.

      With Loyola’s online RN to BSN degree, you can enhance both your practice as an RN and your career prospects, all while benefiting from the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You’ll build on your previous knowledge and experience to enhance your career or develop a solid foundation for graduate study. Applicants must hold an RN for acceptance into this program. The RN-BSN program can be completed in as little as 12 months. Time to complete is dependent on any transfer credits you may have. Discuss your options with an enrollment specialist to learn more.

      • Core Curriculum:
        Expand your expertise with core courses like Population Health, Issues in Professional Nursing, and Nursing Leadership & Promotion of Quality Care.

      • Accelerate your Career:
        A BSN is quickly becoming an advantage to entry for most nursing positions, will prepare you for potential changes in the job market, and may provide you with greater job security.

      • Prestigious and Accredited:
        Not only is the School of Nursing consistently ranked among the Best Graduate Schools of Nursing, but it is also considered one of the Top Online Graduate Nursing Programs according to U.S. News & World Report.

        The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

    • Post-Baccalaureate Healthcare Systems Administration and Leadership Certificate

      Post-Baccalaureate Healthcare Systems Administration and Leadership Certificate

      • Credit Hours: 12
      • Years Average to Complete: 2 semester
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

      Prepare to meet the unique challenges of nursing and healthcare leadership. In this 4-course certificate program designed for working nurses, you will develop the skills to advance your career into a leadership role.

      You’ll take required courses in informatics, financial resources, and healthcare quality and safety, as well an elective course focused on human resources, financial management, or healthcare systems.

      When you’re done, you can immediately leverage your clinical experience plus a solid understanding of the business of healthcare into a nursing administration and leadership career.

      • Accelerated 8-week courses: Take one course at a time, so you can better manage your work life and your study schedule.

      • Use credits toward your MSN: All 12 certificate credits can be applied to the MSN in Healthcare Systems Administration and Leadership degree, saving you time if you would like to continue and complete a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

    • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

      • Credit Hours: 36-48
      • Years Average to Complete: 2-3
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: starting at $29,448 (total cost without fees)

      To qualify for this program, you must currently be a working RN. Specialize and focus your impact within the healthcare field while caring for individuals and families, leading your own nursing department, or preparing others for nursing success.

      Loyola University’s accredited, online MSN program educates nurses to provide effective and cost-efficient care, as well as take on leadership roles to improve and extend healthcare delivery to specific populations.

      Track Options: Family Nurse Practitioner and Healthcare Systems Administration and Leadership. In addition to online coursework, each track requires additional supervised practicum hours.

      • Fasttrack Your Master’s:
        Leverage your current education and training to create the fastest path to your MSN. Paths: RN to MSN, RN to BSN and MSN, and BSN to MSN.

      • Accelerate your Career:
        The demand for nurses with advanced degrees and specializations is projected to grow 31% from 2016 to 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

      • Prestigious and Accredited:
        Not only is the School of Nursing consistently ranked among the Best Graduate Schools of Nursing, but it is also considered one of the Top Online Graduate Nursing Programs according to U.S. News & World Report.

        The master’s degree program in nursing at Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

      • Credit Hours: 39-78
      • Years Average to Complete: 2-4
      • Next Start Date: August 23, 2021
      • Tuition Cost: starting at $31,902 (total cost without fees)

      To qualify for this program, you must currently be a working RN. Prepare to take on the highest-level roles in the healthcare industry. Choose to master the practice of primary care, expand your ability to influence and provide care, or champion the mission of a healthcare organization.

      The Doctor of Nursing Practice program equips you with the tools you need to effectively lead teams, organizations, and individuals within the complex healthcare industry. Achieve your unique professional goals by focusing on one of three specialized tracks.

      Track Options: BSN to DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN to DNP – Nurse Practitioner, and MSN to DNP – Executive Leader.

      • Fasttrack Your Degree:
        Leverage your current education and training to create the fastest path to your DNP. Paths: BSN to DNP, MSN to DNP.

      • World-Class and Convenient:
        Benefit from Loyola’s world-class faculty and resources while also taking advantage of a convenient, fully online format.

      • Prestigious and Accredited:
        Not only is the School of Nursing consistently ranked among the Best Graduate Schools of Nursing, but it is also considered one of the Top Online Graduate Nursing Programs according to U.S. News & World Report.

        The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Loyola University New Orleans are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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  • Featured in FISKE Guide to Colleges 2018
  • Money Best Colleges 2017-2018
  • The Princeton Review

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