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King University Ranks Among Most Affordable Online MSN programs

BRISTOL, Tenn., January 4, 2017 – King University ranks among the “30 Most Affordable Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Leadership, Nursing Management, or Nursing Administration for 2016.” Of the top 30 programs ranked by The Best Master’s Degrees, King ranks 12th.

The Best Master’s Degrees provides help to those exploring career paths and master’s degrees programs across a variety of disciplines. Editors provide reviews and rankings of the top programs in the nation.

“We are pleased for King University’s MSN program to be ranked among schools such as Vanderbilt University and the University of Texas,” says Matthew Roberts, Ed.D., vice president for Academic Affairs. “King University and Vanderbilt University are the only institutions of higher learning in Tennessee to be named to the ‘30 Most Affordable Online Master of Science in Nursing’ programs list.”

King’s MSN program prepares professional nurses for a specialty role in advanced nursing practice, leadership in the nursing profession, and future doctoral study. Students learn the advanced theoretical knowledge, research, and practice skills needed to function in increasingly complex care settings. Within King’s online MSN program, students may choose from two specialization areas including Nursing Administration and Nurse Educator.

King University is recognized as a “Best Regional Universities” in the South by U.S. News and World Report; this year’s ranking is King’s 27th consecutive appearance in the annual publication. Other recent accolades include King’s recognition for the past 13 years as a “Best College in the Southeast” by the Princeton Review, and as a “Military Friendly School” for the eighth year by G.I. Jobs. 

Contact King University’s Office of Admissions at 800.362.0014,, or visit for additional information on King’s online degree programs.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.