Master of Science in Nursing / Health Care Administration (RN to MSN)
Clarkson College

Program Details

The online RN to MSN program from Clarkson College is designed for working nurses, combining coursework for both the BSN and MSN and requiring only limited campus visits for hands-on competency checks. The Health Care Administration specialization track is ideal for nurses who want to pursue management positions in healthcare.

Students in this nursing administration online degree program gain advanced knowledge in health care delivery systems, nursing law and ethics, and research design and methods. The program culminates in a nursing leadership practicum experience.

The Health Care Administration track covers topics including:

  • Ethics in leadership
  • Health care quality and risk management
  • Strategic management
  • Financial management
  • Health care project management

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clarkson College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program will require some on campus visits
  • Applicants must have the equivalent to one year of professional nursing work experience prior to enrollment in any MSN option course, two years for NP option course. However, core courses may be taken while obtaining experience.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories