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Lowest MSN tuition in Michigan
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Flexible program designed for the working nurse

Earn your Master of Nursing Science (MSN) Degree

Tanika Williams Graduate Admissions Rep

Meet Your Graduate Admissions Representative

Tanika Williams is here to help you navigate your path to earning your graduate degree. Feel free to reach out to him with your questions regarding specific programs and application requirements.

Choose Your Path

The Master of Science in Nursing degree prepares registered professional nurses for practice in nursing education, nursing administration, a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) or as a primary care family nurse practitioner (FNP).

A Transformative Experience

You can go from showing up for a shift, to showing up for your community. Designed for the working nurse, our Master’s of Science in Nursing program is not only the most affordable master’s program in the state, but it’s Michigan’s only FNP with a rural health focus. You’ll learn valuable leadership techniques from experienced educators with real-world experience. Immerse yourself in a supportive and flexible environment that prepares you to work with your team and transform systems in clinical and academic settings, as well as in your communities.


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Become a Leader

Depending on your chosen concentration, a Master’s of Science in Nursing prepares nurses for leadership positions as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Nurse Administrator, or Nurse Educator.

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Designed for Working Nurses

Offered part-time or full-time, our hybrid MSN degree is made for the working nurse—with flexible class times and the perfect combination of in-person and remote instruction.

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Cost-effective and Competitive

More affordable than comparable programs with a variety of loans and scholarships available, SVSU’s Master of Science in Nursing program is a convenient and cost-effective way to advance your nursing career.

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Accessible Admissions

Engaging and hands-on, SVSU’s accredited MSN program accepts both RNs and BSNs. A detailed list of requirements makes applying straightforward and simple.

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Fully Accredited Program

Saginaw Valley State University’s Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that searching for the right graduate program often comes with a lot of questions. Our clear and thorough FAQ page has you covered.

SVSU Clinical Relationships & Placements

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  • A.E. Lutz VA Medical Center
  • Bay County Department of Public Health
  • Bay Medical Care Facility
  • McLaren-Bay Regional Medical Center
  • Bay Special Care
  • Caro Center
  • Covenant Health Care
  • Gratiot Health System
  • HealthSource Saginaw
  • Huron Memorial Hospital
  • Heartland Healthcare Center of Saginaw
  • Marlette Community Hospital
  • Midland County Department of Public Health
  • Midland Public Schools
  • Mid Michigan Health
  • Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority
  • Saginaw County Department of Public Health
  • St Mary’s of Michigan
  • Tawas St. Joseph Health System
  • Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems

Industry Outlook

SVSU's MSN offers working adults a flexible solution for earning their degree from a highly ranked and nationally recognized program.

Average Job Growth


Average Salary Range

$100K/year to $143K/year

Average Job Placement Rate


*Stats are approximations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor



Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The master's degree program in nursing at Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Michigan State Board of Nursing of the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, Board of Nursing, P.O. Box 30193, Lansing, MI 48909, (517) 335-0918, approves the Nursing Program.




Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230

Cynthia M Hupert DNP, MSN, BSN Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator
Health & Human Services 222
(989) 964-4595

Tanika Williams, Graduate Recruiter
(989) 461-2050