MSN – Nursing Leadership and Administration (CCNE-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

If you’re ready to step away from direct patient care and floor duties, turning towards a leadership role within your organization, consider this online MSN in Nursing Leadership & Administration. You’ll learn what goes on from an operational perspective in providing quality patient care and services. From policy to finance to technology, the broad knowledge base that you acquire in this program will teach you to make informed, strategic decisions and improve patient outcomes. As a CCNE-accredited program, this online MSN offers coursework such as:

  • Health Care Quality and Safety Management
  • Health Care Informatics and Technology
  • Advanced Finance and Operations Management
  • Leading the Future of Health Care

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BSN degree and a current, unrestricted RN license to practice in the United States (or its equivalent), with one year of licensed RN work experience or current employment as an RN.

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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