Nursing Professionals in Demand
The Master of Science in Nursing program at California Baptist University (CBU) was developed in response to a growing and urgent demand for advanced practicing nurses and managers, as well as nursing instructors. Widely recognized and respected throughout the Inland Empire, CBU’s School of Nursing has fostered strong relationships with a range of healthcare organizations that actively seek CBU nursing graduates. Equipped with the MS in Nursing degree from CBU’s School of Nursing, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of exciting and rewarding careers in the service of humanity.
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
With the recent changes in healthcare policy, careers for FNP prepared nurses are on the rise. Nurse Practitioners prepared at the Master's level can act as primary care providers. FNP's practice in a wide variety of health care settings, and are expert clinicians in specialized areas of nursing practice, such as:
Population (pediatrics, geriatrics, women’s health)
Setting (critical care, emergency room)
Disease or Medical Subspecialty (diabetes, oncology)
Type of Care (psychiatric, rehabilitation)
Type of Problem (pain, wounds, stress)
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
Graduates from CBU’s MSN, who pursue this specialization are nationally recognized as Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), as well as licensed RNs, with advanced training and knowledge.
In addition to providing direct patient care, Clinical Nurse Specialists influence patient outcomes by providing expert consultation for nursing staffs and by implementing improvements in health care delivery systems.
Healthcare Systems Management (Administration)
Graduates of this concentration are equipped with the leadership skills and knowledge to become managers and administrators responsible for the delivery of quality care in a wide range of healthcare organizations.
California Schools of Nursing currently suffer from a shortage of qualified faculty to teach, train and support nursing students. CBU’s MSN certified graduates to teach at the community college level, in the areas of adult health.
For candidates interested in furthering their studies in pursuit of a terminal degree, CBU’s MSN provides the academic rigor and broad theoretical knowledge base that prepares students for doctoral study, either in the form of a Doctor of Nursing Practice program or a PhD in Nursing program. If you are interested in learning more about CBU's Doctor of Nursing Practice program, please contact us at (951) 343-4700.