Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator
The University of Alabama

Program Details

The University of Alabama’s online MSN degree program offers a specialization in Nurse Administrator for nurses wanting to move up the career ladder and make a greater impact in the nursing profession.

Nurse Administrators can expect to focus their efforts on policy, operational issues, and collaborations with other key healthcare leaders. Students in this online Nursing Administration degree program learn how to develop programs and policies to ensure patient safety and high-quality nursing care. Graduates can hold positions such as director of nursing services, clinical coordinator, and chief nurse executive.

Coursework covers a range of topics, such as:

  • Population health
  • Research and evidence-based practice
  • US health care systems, quality, and safety
  • Advanced financing and strategic planning in healthcare

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Alabama is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited school
  • Must have a current, unencumbered RN license in a state approved for admission

Restricted States

Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming