Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive Leadership
Northern Kentucky University

Program Details

The MSN in Nurse Executive Leadership is an online nursing administration program from Northern Kentucky University.  Designed for nurses who are seeking to advance their careers while becoming leaders in the field, this degree prepares students for high-level administrative positions in healthcare operations.  You will learn how to manage a variety of healthcare facilities through a combination of healthcare and business courses.  The curriculum prepares students to critically analyze data for practice, use evidence-based practice to demonstrate accountability and systems thinking while working to improve healthcare outcomes, and to practice good communication skills.  This innovative program with its interdisciplinary foundation readies students to implement initiatives in healthcare facilities that will improve healthcare.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

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

  • Proof of 1000 hours of practice as Registered Nurse.
  • A copy of your current, unencumbered RN License in the state(s) you are licensed and practice.