Thinking of getting your MSN? A List of Programs and Discounts

The MNA is proud to partner with the following institutes of higher education that offer discounts on tuition and other related fees to MNA members. For complete details, review the information below and contact the schools accordingly.
Please note: In order to receive any of these discounts you must contact the schools via the numbers or emails listed below and identify yourself as an MNA member. Applying online to these schools, other than for Walden University at the link included in its description, will NOT result in you being able to access the listed discount; direct phone calls/emails are required.
For other questions, contact Judith Pare, the MNA’s Director of Nursing and Career Services, at
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Aspen and United States University

Aspen University and United States University are two schools with a single mission: to make earning a high quality college degree easier and more affordable for working adults.

  • HIGH QUALITY: Aspen University and United States University are institutionally accredited and the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree programs in nursing are programatically accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • AFFORDABLE: Responsibly-priced tuition and fees, and a unique Monthly Payment Plan, allow the majority of students to pay for their degree out of their monthly budget and without the need of a student loan.
  • MANAGEABLE: 100% online programs that are accessible 24/7 and consist of 8-week courses with frequent start dates provide needed scheduling flexibility for adults and professionals who are working and taking care of families.
  • 10% tuition discount
  • Visit:
  • Contact: 619-252-8289

Bradley University

Bradley University offers convenient and supportive online programs for working professionals looking to earn an MSN-FNP, DNP-FNP, DNP-Leadership or Post-Master's FNP Certificate. MNA members are eligible for a 10 percent tuition discount and an application fee waiver for new applicants.

  • Application fee waived
  • 10% tuition discount
  • Please contact an Enrollment Advisor for more information at 877-203-7499 or email
  • Visit for program information
  • PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive these discounts you must contact the school via the number or email listed above and identify yourself as an MNA member.

Capella University

Capella University, an accredited on-line school with 25 years of innovation in higher education. Nursing Partnerships include Nurses on Boards Coalition, HiMSS, CMA, AADE and NBNA. Options for 5 distinct tracks include: Care Coordination, Diabetes, Informatics, Education, Leadership and Administration.  Capella offers the most direct path to a degree with two learning formats, including FlexPath, a self-paced learning program. Partnership benefits include waived enrollment fee and 10% tuition discount for MNA members and immediate family.

Chatham University

Drexel University

RN – BSN: Tuition is 50% off for our Top 5 Ranked BSN for new students who enroll in the Spring 2020 term.

  • Tremendous value
  • 100% online
  • Application Deadline: March 2, 2020

This savings will lock for three years, so any RN who wants to pursue the BSN, but who isn’t comfortable with the timing, can enroll in just a single class then pause for the summer until Fall 2020, or even the rest of the year and register for classes in January 2021 for Winter term. They’ll still enjoy the half-off tuition.

Master of Public Health: For the very first time, Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health has brought their Top 20 Ranked MPH online. Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2020. Fully online.

  • Introductory tuition savings of 50%
  • Deadline to apply is August 24, 2020
  • Online open house January 29 from noon to 1 p.m. EST

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Regis College

The Regis partnership program is designed to provide members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association a collaborative, flexible, and convenient way to earn college credits and advance their career through education at a discounted rate. Our career-focused programs are taught by accomplished faculty with real-world experience. As a partner of Regis, MNA is offering you the opportunity to achieve your goals through educational advancement at a reduced-tuition rate. This will apply to your family as well. Regis partnership benefits include:

  • Preferred-tuition reduction of 20% for eligible Regis graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs for you or your spouse and/or children
  • Preferred 10-20% discount on fully online programs
  • Preferred tuition reduction of 25% for onsite cohort model program/courses
  • Application fees waived
  • 20% discount on use of Regis conference and fine arts facilities (based on availability)
  • Direct bill option for Member Tuition Reimbursement Program (10 or more students)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) waived (some exclusions apply)
  • Access to job fairs, industry workshops and leading industry speaker series
  • Free job, internship and field placement posting to career link site accessed by students and alumni
  • On-site interviewing and recruiting and member info sessions
  • Organization-specific admission tabling events and open houses, on-site, instant decision days, educational presentations, individual advising sessions and transcript evaluations for all members
  • Convenient and flexible program formats including hybrid and onsite cohorts for 10 or more members
  • Courses and degree programs offered evenings and weekends
  • Small class sizes and faculty support with personalized learning
  • Organization specific open houses, educational presentations, individual advising sessions and transcript evaluations for all members

Regis and the MNA are also pleased to announce We are pleased to announce that as part of our partnership we will be offering the following scholarships:

  • $5,000 additional Scholarship on top of 20% partner discount for single parent for our hybrid MSN in Family or Psych Mental Health
  • $5,000 additional scholarship on top of 20% partner discount for single parent for our 24-month online BSN, for those with a non-nurse BS Degree
  • The Massachusetts Nursing Association COVID-19 Scholarship: This would be for the child/dependent of a frontline worker who was an active MNA member and who passed away due to COVID-19. This would be for an incoming undergraduate first-year students for fall 2021 who is pursuing a career in nursing or the health sciences.

We will have specific GPA criteria and the application process. Regis makes all decisions regarding admission and the scholarship. The student must apply during our Early Action Period (on or before November 15, 2020). The scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. Recipients must live on campus (this is our standard for all full tuition awards) and meet certain GPA and academic program criteria to maintain the scholarship.

Rivier University

Members at the Massachusetts Nursing Association receive a 15% tuition reduction on undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. Financial aid and payment options are available. Many programs have a seven-week course format with six term start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and October. Start and complete your degree as quickly as you would like.

Rivier University is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc (NECHE). In addition, the following online programs have specific accreditation:

Rivier University’s RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000,

Rivier’s undergraduate business administration program and the University’s Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356,

  • 15% discount and Enrollment fee waived
  • Call 850-450-3093
  • Email
  • PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive these discounts you must contact the school via the number or email listed above and identify yourself as an MNA member.

Saint Joseph’s College

Maine’s Saint Joseph’s College offers an online graduate nursing degree that prepares practicing nurses and others in the health care community for leadership nursing roles in education or administration. The school waives its enrollment fee for MNA members and also offers them a 15% discount.

Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University's online Master of Science in Nursing program prepares nurses for numerous advanced degree positions thanks to the school’s focus on critical-thinking and leadership skills that are patient-care centered. The school waives its enrollment fee for MNA members and also offers them a 15 percent discount.
  • Call 603-665-7307 or email for more information
  • Click here for program information and curriculum:
  • PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive these discounts you must contact the school via the number or email listed above and identify yourself as an MNA member.
  • Tuition for SNHU’s online degree programs are $816 per course (undergraduate) or $1,599 per course (graduate), which reflects a 15% tuition discount for Massachusetts Nurses Association members, employees, and eligible family members. Please note that some of our programs - such as the online MS in Business Analytics - are not eligible for partnership discounts at this time. Also, learn more about the online tuition discount Massachusetts Nurses Association extended to your family members through SNHU.

Walden University

You work hard all year to ensure your patients are cared for. Walden wants to empower you with the same opportunity. Members of MNA can take advantage of an exclusive 20 percent tuition reduction on high-quality nursing programs.

Walden University is also now offering free educational webinars on topics from clinical issues to self-care and emerging trends. View our on-demand webinars to replenish, reenergize, and refocus on your goals:

  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives – earn 1 contact hour†
  • Stress Management – earn 1 contact hour†
  • Introduction to Mentoring in the Career Trajectory of a Nurse – earn 1 contact hour†
  • The Art and Science of Apology
  • The Balancing Act: Time Management Tips
  • Coaching, Counseling, and Discipline

20% discount, Enrollment fees waived, and grant opportunities




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