Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive with Health Policy
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University, which has one of the best online nursing programs, offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Nurse Executive with Health Policy concentration.  Students prepare for management roles as nurse administrators through a curriculum designed to help them develop essential management skills that they can use to directly impact healthcare delivery.  This online nursing administration degree teaches you the skills essential to making you an effective leader in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.  Courses provide insight into how effective, collaborative management can support the goal of improving patient outcomes.  Graduates are prepared to synthesize organizational and systems leadership for cost-effective specialist nursing practices that promote high-quality healthcare delivery, the advancement of the nursing profession, and social change.

The Nurse Executive concentration offers a subspecialization in Health Policy which provides deeper knowledge in this topic.  Students completing the Health Policy program will complete two courses that other degrees in this concentration do not require:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Policy
  • Current Issues in Health Policy


  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with licensure to practice.
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island