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Master of Arts in Nursing

You want to transform health care. Augsburg’s Master of Arts in Nursing degree will empower you to make change in your field.

Nurses today and in the future must practice confidently in diverse communities and in complex institutions. A master’s in nursing from Augsburg University focuses on health in community life, both locally and globally, and supports students to envision new models of holistic practice across care settings. The vision of the Augsburg MAN program is to prepare nurses to address changing health needs in a global society. Within the context of liberal arts education and guided by the values of the Lutheran Church, the Master of Arts in Nursing program prepares nurses for transformational leadership and transcultural nursing practice across care settings with particular emphasis on promoting health equity locally and globally.


About the MAN program

Program Mission

The mission of the Augsburg MAN program is to prepares students to uphold and improve health and human potential among persons, families, groups and communities across care settings with particular emphasis on health inequities locally and globally.


Hybrid (Synchronous/Asynchronous) MAN Program Highlights

Format: Up to 6 sessions per semester via synchronous Zoom; Asynchronous learning between sessions

Track: Transcultural Leadership

Completion time: As little as 2 years  (Part-time/Full-time options)

Credits: 33

Cost per credit (2022–2023): $813

Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

Additional spotlights: Health equity emphasis,  Community Immersion Experiences, Faculty and/or independent practica, Certificate pathway opportunities, Self-directed plans of study

*Students must be a licensed RN with a completed BSN/BAN before enrolling.


Scholarship Opportunities

An Augsburg education is one of the most worthwhile investments you’ll ever make, and we are committed to helping you find ways to make that investment affordable.

  • Nursing students employed by an Augsburg  corporate or community partner may be eligible for $80 off (per credit) tuition reduction
  • Department of Nursing Awarded Scholarships
  • Inclusion Excellence Scholarship:  Aimed to reduce financial barriers to graduate education for BIPOC identifying students, historically under-represented students, first generation college students, and/or those with the greatest financial need. Learn more HERE.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Augsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.