Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Program Details

The Nurse Administrator track of Northwestern State’s Master of Science in Nursing program provides educational opportunities for registered nurses to build on their bachelor’s nursing knowledge. Graduates of the online nursing administration degree program have the professional knowledge and skills needed to succeed in advanced nursing roles.

Online coursework and in-person practicum experiences prepare students to make significant contributions to the improvement of healthcare and the advancement of nursing practice. Students have the opportunity to choose from three concentrations within the Nurse Administrator degree track:

  • Maternal-Child Nursing
  • Adult Gerontology Nursing
  • Adult Gerontology Critical Care Nursing

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited institution and a current unencumbered, unrestricted RN license
  • Must have undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher; GPA of 2.75 or higher on last 60 credit hours; or GRE score of 284 or higher