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RN to Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator (RN-MSN)

Program Details

At South University, the RN to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Specialization in Nurse Administrator degree program can put you on a path to joining the next generation of nursing leaders.

While earning a master’s with a Specialization in Nurse Administrator, you can develop knowledge and skills needed for designing healthcare systems, making policy and financial decisions, promoting patient safety and quality care, and incorporating contemporary technology, practice, and ethics into healthcare. This online master’s with a Specialization in Nurse Administrator program is ideal for RNs who wish to pursue leadership roles such as a Director of Nursing, or Nurse Manager.

Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited collegiate institution, or a diploma in nursing from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Submission of official transcripts from every college or university attended
  • A valid and unencumbered license as a registered nurse in all US states or territory in which the student is licensed
  • Meet the Core Performance Standards and essential function related to the profession of nursing
  • Three references
  • An essay (goal statement) of 1-2 pages (typed, double-spaced) explaining your career goals, reasons for your choice of specialization, and why you want to pursue an advanced degree in nursing
  • A resume describing relevant work, professional, and volunteer experiences

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of: MD, MN, NV, WI, PA, TN, NY, WA, NM, OR, MA, AL, DC.