Walden University offers one of the best online nursing programs, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Nurse Executive with Risk Management concentration. Students completing this program are preparing for management roles as nurse administrators through a curriculum designed to develop essential management skills that can be used to directly impact healthcare delivery. This online nursing administration degree provides skills essential to effective leadership in decision making, planning, finance, and human resources. Coursework offers insight into the way effective, collaborative management can help improve 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 offers deeper knowledge in Risk Management and requires two additional courses:
- Healthcare Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Healthcare Organizations
- Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance
This degree features an online RN to MSN program track for registered nurses (RNs) entering the program with a hospital diploma, associate degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree other than a BSN. RNs will enhance their knowledge and skills while fulfilling general education requirements and then will begin foundation courses for the MSN.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV
- Must hold a current, active RN license
- Requires completion of an associate or diploma nursing program
New York, Rhode Island