Master of Science in Nursing / Operational Leadership (RN to MSN)
Quinnipiac University

Program Details

Quinnipiac’s flexible online RN to MSN program prepares nurses to serve as dynamic leaders who can manage high-quality care. The Master of Science in Nursing focusing on Operational Leadership allows students to gain expertise in both operational and point-of-care management.

The beginning part of the program emphasizes advanced nursing skills critical to improving the patient experience. Master’s-level coursework focuses on healthcare management and organizational dynamics. Graduates will be able to collaborate on interprofessional teams, participate in policy development and advocacy, and apply evidence-based findings to resolve problems and create change.

Students can expect to study topics including:

  • Human factors and patient safety
  • Performance management and HR analytics
  • Healthcare finance
  • Epidemiology and population health

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Quinnipiac University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • An active registered nurse (RN) license
  • Must have an associate degree or diploma in nursing from a regionally accredited program