Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership in Nursing & Healthcare Systems
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The online MSN / Leadership in Nursing & Healthcare Systems degree program from the University of Missouri-Columbia prepares students to manage clinical efforts, provide leadership, and engage in creative and entrepreneurial opportunities across health care settings. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • Principles of epidemiology
  • Management of patient care services
  • Health care financial management
  • ​Developing and evaluating health programs
  • Managing quality
  • ​Safety and performance outcomes


  • Baccalaureate degree nursing from a program accredited by a national organization responsible for nursing accreditation and by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse.
  • Admission to this program requires GRE scores if your GPA is below 3.3. If you have not taken the GRE in the past five years, now is the time to do so.
  • Successful completion of a graduate-level statistics course
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Some campus visits are required

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

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