Three of Florida Atlantic’s nursing school programs ranked in the top 50 of nursing schools in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. In an article written by the University Press, “Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing placed in the top 30 of ranked schools in several categories including affordability, percent of faculty active in nursing practice and number of master’s degrees awarded. Its number of teaching and practice grants and percent of faculty with doctoral degrees and distinguished fellowships was also ranked”.

Hospitals are now looking for nurses who have obtained a Master’s degree. Florida Atlantic University offers the opportunity to receive a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing completely online. Benefits to getting a MSN in Nursing include:

  • MSN holders earn more money
  • Certain job opportunities are only available to nurses with a MSN
  • A MSN opens the door to higher professional achievement

In addition, the satisfaction from achieving a Master’s Degree is priceless. Obtaining a MSN in the face of the current and future nursing shortage will give nurses with an MSN a greater advantage in the healthcare industry. Find out more information about obtaining a MSN FAU’s online classes, visit