Master of Science in Nursing / Executive Nurse Leader
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Details

The Executive Nurse Leader track of this online MSN degree program is designed around research on the key competencies of successful, transformational leaders. Graduates of this master’s in nursing administration online program are well prepared to lead change and advance healthcare in a variety of settings.

Courses encourage collaboration, innovation, and dissemination of new approaches to healthcare to improve individual as well as population health. Students have the opportunity to interact with nursing and other healthcare leaders through integrative experiences. A practicum component allows for practical application of acquired knowledge.

Students study topics including:

  • Public health principles in advanced practice nursing
  • Leadership
  • Leader as communicator
  • Public policy
  • Informatics and quality improvement

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Required: One year of recent experience as a registered nurse
  • Preferred: Recent management/leadership experience as a registered nurse
  • Current (active), valid, unencumbered license