Combine your love of caring for patients with your interest in business with the online MSN / Executive Nurse Leadership & Health Care Management from Duquesne University. In order for patients to receive the best possible care, collaboration is necessary between nurses, physicians, families, and more. This need for collaboration extends to require nurses, physicians, and other staff to communicate and work together to ensure healthcare organizations run smoothly, which is where this online nursing administration degree comes in.
With this role you will be a leader at the administrative level, responsible for such staffing and human resources, budgeting and finances, and collaborating with others in a business strategy. Students combine their nursing experience and healthcare knowledge with their business knowledge to advocate for patients, innovative health care systems, and affordable health care for vulnerable populations. Coursework further develops your advanced nursing skills while also developing business and relationship-building skills, so you understand and impact health care systems from a business perspective. Graduates are competent to lead teams of nurses, lead a department, or sit on the executive board of a hospital or large health care system.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Duquesne University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent