Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive with Risk Management
Walden University

Program Details

One of the best online nursing programs is available at Walden University, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Nurse Executive with Risk Management concentration.  Students prepare for management roles as nurse administrators through a curriculum designed to develop essential management skills that can be used to directly impact healthcare delivery.  With this online nursing administration degree, you gain the skills essential to effective leadership in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources.  Courses provide insight into how effective, collaborative management can help with improving patient outcomes.  Graduates are prepared to synthesize organizational and systems leadership for cost-effective specialist nursing practices that promote high-quality healthcare delivery, advancement of the nursing profession, and social change.

Walden’s Nurse Executive concentration offers a subspecialization in Risk Management which provides deeper knowledge in the Risk Management area of study.  Those pursuing this subspecialization will complete two courses that other degrees in the Nurse Executive field do not require:

  • Healthcare Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Healthcare Organizations
  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance


  • 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