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Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Administrator

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from University of Saint Mary integrates the Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing (2011) from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). With these new essentials, the online MSN not only prepares you for advanced career opportunities, it prepares you for a doctorate-level program, which would unlock even more career options.

Area of Specialization

Nurse Administrator Concentration - This concentration will give you the credentials and knowledge suited for management and executive-level positions, as well as help you define the quality of care in health care organizations, large and small. Nurse administrators utilize advanced knowledge of organizational leadership, health policy, and evidence-based practice to foster the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, and quality patient care. 

  • 100% convenient online format
  • Complete clinical hours at work
  • Accredited by the CCNE
  • No residency required

Requirements

Must be a licensed nurse and hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a baccalaureate nursing program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school must also be a regionally accredited institution. Admission checklist includes: official school transcripts; letters of recommendation; essay or personal statement.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of Alabama, Kentucky, and North Carolina.