About Loyola University
Founded as Loyola College in 1904, the university was given a charter in 1912. Loyola University is a private institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It stands amongst the larger Jesuit universities and is one of the 28 institutions that constitute the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university itself consists of five colleges: Business, Law, Social Sciences, Humanities and Natural Sciences and Music and Fine Arts.
Loyola University, New Orleans Online offers online Nursing programs which include: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and a BLEND program (MSN Bridge), in nursing which is for those wishing to enter the field without a bachelor in Nursing. In addition to this there is a Master of Science in Forensic Science Administration with specialization in either Forensic Science Administration or Justice Administration.
Studying at Loyola University Online
At Loyola University New Orleans Online, all the faculty members are highly experienced and are specialists in their fields. The curriculum is highly focused to meet national standards and is the same for on-campus classes. All coursework can be completed online at the convenience of the learners. The use of the latest e-learning technology allows for interactive learning and easy access to all materials needed for assignments, projects and papers. The virtual bookstore feature lets learners order new and used textbooks online which are delivered to their houses. Virtual discussion boards ensure frequent interaction with faculty members and fellow students.
Cost and Financial Aid
The cost for MSN-Healthcare Systems Management is $744 per credit hour while the BLEND- MSN program costs $460 per credit hour. The Criminal Justice Administration program also costs $744 per credit hour.
Opportunities for financial aid are also available to online learners in the form of student loans or grants. Students can apply online for Federal Financial Assistance via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which helps the College determine the amount and type of aid to give to a student.
Rankings and Accreditations
The Princeton Review ranked Loyola University as #1 for 'Lots of Race/Class Interaction' in the 2012 list of Best 377 Colleges.
The university is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC),, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB),, The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS),.