Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership in Healthcare Systems
Jacksonville University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Nursing /  Leadership in Healthcare Systems prepares students for the challenges in a leadership position within the healthcare industry. 

Students will develop Master’s-level skills in areas of leveraging technology to enhance success in a competitive healthcare environment.  As a well educated nurse and professional, students will influence the internal processes of health policy formulation ensure understanding of clinical practice and organizational delivery.  As part of the focused curriculum, students will apply principles of theory development, evaluating the health and illness of specific populations and making ethical decisions related to health care policy.

This nursing administration program is for designed BSN-trained registered nurses who wish to manage other nurses, provide leadership as a member of an administrative team in hospitals, clinics or other healthcare organizations and influence and implement institutional policies. 

An MSN degree can lead to respectable administration positions such as:

  • Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Director
  • Nurse Manager
  • Program Administrator
  • Head of Nursing
  • Nursing Service Administrator


  • BSN from an ACEN or CCNE-accredited program
  • Official transcripts
  • Current unencumbered U.S. RN license
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume/CV

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges