ECPI University Launches Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program

Virginia Beach, VA – ECPI University’s College of Nursing is now offering a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program. Available at the Virginia Beach, Newport News, and Online campuses, prospective students can choose to concentrate on either Health Systems Leadership or Nursing Education.

Graduates will be challenged to utilize technology to solve unique as well as global nursing issues, and learn to coordinate care by communicating across the boundaries of degrees, departments, facilities, and states.

Graduates can be prepared to educate patients, families, groups, students, and each other.  Those in a direct-care role can acquire graduate-level knowledge in assessment, pharmacology, and pathophysiology.  Expectations for graduates will focus on patient safety, quality healthcare, and impacting the systems that provide care.

Graduates who complete the Health Systems Leadership concentration can pursue an array of career tracks including:

  • Program Manager
  • Nurse Director or equivalent
  • Quality Improvement Director
  • Nurse Manager
  • Patient Safety Director

Graduates who complete the Nursing Education concentration can be eligible to pursue employment as a:

  • Patient Educator
  • Director of Professional Practice
  • Director of Staff Development
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Faculty Member at the practical, associate or bachelor degree levels

For more information, please visit the MSN program webpage or contact ECPI University Director of Marketing at 757.490.9090 or

About ECPI University

ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs. With campuses in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, ECPI, a private university established in 1966, offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services are provided. Continuing education certification classes and testing are also available.                                                                  

ECPI University’s fields of study include: TECHNOLOGY: Network Security, Information Systems,  Software Development, Cloud Computing, Web Development,  Database Programming, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Medical Imaging Equipment Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; HEALTH SCIENCES: Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing (RN to BSN), Nursing (RN), Practical Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting,  Radiography, Sonography, Surgical Technology; CULINARY: Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management, Baking and Pastry Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit



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Release Date:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015