Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership, Quality, & Safety Emphasis
University of Northern Colorado

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing focusing on Leadership, Quality, and Safety prepares students to guide complex patient care and provide care coordination and education for groups of clients of all ages and healthcare needs. Graduates will be prepared for leadership roles delivering high quality, safe nursing care and education through highly reliable systems and methods.

This online nursing administration degree program is centered on quality and safety in nursing care. Students gain advanced competencies in the assessment of client risk and management of outcomes, promotion of client and family advocacy, and education for clients and staff. The program is designed to be completed entirely online to fit the schedules of working professional nurses. 

Coursework covers subject areas including:

  • Measurement of clinical outcomes
  • Teaching strategies for practice and academic settings
  • Integrative clinical concepts
  • Population centered healthcare

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Northern Colorado is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a BSN degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Must have a current RN license in the state where you practice and eligibility for Colorado RN licensure
  • Minimum of one year of clinical RN experience required