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Master of Science in Nursing Leadership

Program Details

The online MS in Nursing Leadership from the University of Colorado Denver enables current nurses to thrive in today's complex healthcare system by focusing on cultural competence, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Implement caring and competent nursing practice with individuals, families, and communities
  • ​Manage care to achieve quality, cost-effective, and ethical outcomes in the delivery of health care for individuals, families, and populations
  • ​Engage in leadership to promote social justice related to access, quality, and socio-cultural acceptability of health care through relationship-centered caring, advocacy, and empowerment
  • ​Actively engage in self-directed learning to maintain state of the art nursing practice and to facilitate the education of future practitioners, paraprofessionals, and healthy communities


  • A BSN is required
  • Transcripts
  • Written Essay
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • An RN license
  • Other items may be required for admission

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Not authorized for residents of all states, please contact the school for more info before applying.