Master of Science in Nursing / Healthcare Systems Leadership
University of Kentucky

Program Details

Take the first steps toward a career in healthcare management with an online MSN in Healthcare Systems Leadership. Nurses are able to build on their current knowledge and expertise in nursing to engage in higher level practice and leadership in this Master of Science in Nursing degree online.

Coursework in this online nursing administration program prepares students to work as change agents in multi-dimensional roles. Students gain skills in leadership, evidence-based management, quality and safety, and information management. Classes focus on the role of relationship-based leadership in healthy work environments.

Graduates will be well prepared to:

  • Lead change to improve quality outcomes
  • Advance a culture of excellence through lifelong learning
  • Build and lead collaborative interdisciplinary teams
  • Integrate care services across the healthcare continuum
  • Design innovative nursing practices
  • Translate evidence into practice

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Kentucky is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must hold an unencumbered RN license in the state where clinicals take place
  • BSN degree needs to be from a nationally-accredited nursing program

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Louisiana, New York, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming