Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Leader
West Coast University

Program Details

Are you a nurse interested in advancing your career while taking on leadership roles in healthcare?  The MSN with a Nurse Leader specialty, an online nursing administration degree from West Coast University, can help you to do just this.  

In as little as 24 months students can have the knowledge and skills necessary to take on responsibility for the administration and management of patient care services.  The curriculum blends business skills with health care expertise so you are better able to act as a leader in a health care organization.  Courses cover such topics as:

  • Program-enhancing process development
  • Nursing staff management
  • Budgets
  • Regulatory requirements

Not only will graduates be prepared to direct the planning and development of policies and procedures in their healthcare organizations, they will also provide stability to the organization and work to improve the quality of patient care.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Coast University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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

  • Provide proof of current, unobstructed RN license in the United States
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the last five years highly recommended

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