Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership
Stony Brook University

Program Details

Graduates of the online MSN in Nursing Leadership from Stony Brook University will be prepared to take on leadership positions in nursing and healthcare environments. The program is designed for working nurse professionals, with online course delivery supplemented by on-site immersion experiences.

Students in this online nursing administration degree program learn leadership skills necessary to manage change and improve outcomes in nursing practice. Courses examine current and emerging technologies useful in the strategic management of healthcare delivery systems. Graduates will have a strong understanding of the values of respect, social and ethical responsibility, and professionalism in the practice environment.

Nursing Leadership courses cover topics such as:

  • Communication and relationship management
  • Business skills for nurse leaders
  • Finance and economics in nursing leadership
  • Legal, ethical, and regulatory issues in nursing leadership

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Stony Brook University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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

Additional Info

  • Current professional Registered Nurse license
  • Some campus requirements are required