List of Accredited Online Degrees

Higher education institutions offer students the opportunity to earn a valuable degree in the multi-level concentration of Nursing. The core curriculums of students pursuing the nursing profession can be taken within three types of degrees. Nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession that consistently builds on previous knowledge and coursework with required continuing education courses, even after the degree has been awarded. The Registered Nurse (RN), the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) are the primary degree levels. Within each degree, a student can specialize in a particular subject of study or obtain a general education.

Nursing Administration is a concentration available to students holding baccalaureate degrees and wish to acquire the advanced knowledge and understanding in concepts of nursing theory, research, financial and human resource management, strategic planning, health policy, and organization performance. Nurse administrators fulfill critical leadership roles in the management and coordination of nursing and health services across dynamic health care settings.

The concentration of providing health care information is the primary body of knowledge and studied processes students of students enrolled in the higher education program. Administration duties in busy professional settings require both clinical knowledge and technical understanding ensure the most current health care information is being demonstrated.

A Nurse Administrator will work directly with a specialty team of nurses, carrying out specific tasks, duties and responsibilities needed for the success of a healthcare provider. An efficient healthcare organization relies on the leadership and expertise of well-trained and highly educated nurses to further delegate the critical workforce.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Help put better patient care into practice with the online Doctor of Nursing Practice program from The Catholic University of America. Advanced practice nurse leaders are needed from the patient r...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    32
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Nursing needs researchers to advance the boundaries of nursing science in today's complex, collaborative, and technology-rich health care field. The Catholic University of America's online...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    70
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems

Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems. This next-level degree program prepares nurses for leadership roles in today’s rapidly changing he...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems

Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual-Degree). In today’s complex health care environments, m...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    66
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)

The Bridge to Master of Science in Nursing program is designed for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences or other related fields. The program is intended to meet the ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    84
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)

Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge). This program is designed for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences or oth...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership & Management (BSN to MSN)

The M.S. in Nursing—Leadership and Management (BSN to MSN) is designed for RNs with BSNs who are seeking a master’s degree to become effective leaders and managers in a variety of nurs...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership & Management (RN to MSN)

The M.S. in Nursing—Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option) is designed for RNs with associate’s degrees or diplomas in nursing who are seeking to earn both a bachelor’s and...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    8
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) / Nursing Administration

Liberty University offers an online Master of Science in Nursing degree with a concentration in Nurse Administration.  The degree program is available in the virtual format to accommodate bus...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:

MSN - Nursing Leadership and Administration (CCNE-accredited)

This online Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Administration provides you with the critical skills and knowledge required to make a bigger impact on health care policies and practices. The ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator

The online Master of Science in Nursing with a Nurse Administrator specialization provides nursing professionals opportunities to advance careers into leadership roles. The Nurse Administrator spe...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    52
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

RN to Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator (RN-MSN)

The online RN to Master of Science in Nursing with the Nurse Administrator specialization provides an educational pathway for RNs to earn a master’s degree without taking a break from their ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    217
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Informatics

Prepare to meet the clinical, educational, research, and administrative challenges associated with working in a technology-rich environment. Focus on the representation of health care data and inf...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Executive Leader

Focus on the principles of personnel management, policy development and implementation, budgeting, and the use of information technology in advanced nursing roles. Complete a practicum experience ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice / Executive Leader

Focus on the principles of personnel management, policy development and implementation, budgeting, and the use of information technology in advanced nursing roles. Complete a practicum experience ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Executive Leader Graduate Certificate

Do you want to pursue a more responsible, rewarding position in health care? Consider earning your Executive Leader Graduate Certificate online at Kaplan University. The Executive Leader Graduate ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Science in Clinical Nurse Leader

As health care needs have grown exponentially, so have the roles and responsibilities of nurses. There's never been a more pressing demand for rigorously prepared nurses with the capability to...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    37
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Administration

A Master of Science in Nursing prepares you to assume advanced nursing specialty roles, opening doors to you for promotion and increased earning power. The nursing administration track prepares yo...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    34
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Post Masters Certificate in Nursing Administration

The online Nursing Administration certificate enables you to gain management skills in health-related institutions and complex organizations; as well as increase your professional opportunities.

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit
  • Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Leader

    See Yourself Succeed in Nursing The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program at SNHU prepares today’s nurses with the key competencies necessary for continu...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      13
    • Credit Type:
      Per Course

    Doctor of Nursing Practice

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is an online doctoral degree program with a specialty area in Systems-Level Leadership that can be completed in 18 months. The program prepares students to lea...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Public, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Doctorate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Nursing Administration Certificate

    The Nursing Administration Certificate program is designed for experienced RNs with a master’s in nursing in another area of nursing specialty who want to develop the knowledge and skills ne...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Public, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      15
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership in Health Care Systems

    IS AN MSN WITH A FOCUS ON EDUCATION FOR ME? As a nurse in a clinical setting, sharing knowledge is an important part of your job. If you can translate your teaching abilitie...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private, Not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Roman Catholic

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      42
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Management & Executive Leadership (RN to MSN)

    Accelerate Your Career Accelerate your path toward nurse leadership with Sacred Heart's online RN–BSN–MSN program. If ...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Roman Catholic

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      96
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Management & Executive Leadership

    Experience in nursing and care of patients gives you the necessary expertise to advance into a leadership role. With the tools learned in the Nurse Management & Executive Leadership specializa...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Roman Catholic

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      36
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

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