Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership & Education
Northwest Nazarene University

Program Details

The online MSN degree program focusing on Leadership & Education offered by Northwest Nazarene University aims to prepare its students for advanced nursing roles. Students in this master’s in Nursing Education have the opportunity to learn and develop via the latest technology, the practice of teaching, and the challenge of designing and implementing programs and nursing curricula. 

The program examines ways to utilize evidence-based practice and research findings to deliver quality care in clinical settings. Nurses learn how to advocate for diverse populations and demonstrate social justice in healthcare delivery. Graduates of this nursing administration degree program will be able to promote healthy communities in collaboration with an interprofessional healthcare team.

Coursework covers topics such as:

  • ​Leadership perspectives
  • ​Population health
  • ​Healthcare systems/policy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Principles of teaching and curriculum development
  • ​Organizational leadership

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Nazarene University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a nursing degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Submit verification of current, unencumbered RN licensure
  • Must be currently employed as a Registered Nurse or have nursing experience
  • Must have completed nursing research and statistics courses with grade C or higher
  • If GPA is lower than 3.0, provide professional references addressing ability and potential to complete graduate study