Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive Leadership & Administration
Cumberland University

Program Details

The MSN specialty in Nurse Executive Leadership and Administration focuses on the skills needed to manage healthcare quality and safety. Students learn the theories, research, and evidence-based practices of leadership in the nursing field.

Nurses learn how to manage finances and operations, lead innovations, and develop strategies to respond to challenges and trends in healthcare. Courses explore the role of legal, ethical, and moral standards in healthcare decision making. A capstone portfolio and practicum experiences allow the student to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the program.

Course topics include areas such as:

  • Healthcare business and finance management
  • Professional nursing role in integrated healthcare delivery systems
  • Excellence in advanced leadership roles
  • Health information systems and nursing technology

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Cumberland University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Must have an unencumbered RN license
  • Must have successfully completed an undergraduate statistics course