Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Leader (RN to MSN)
West Coast University

Program Details

Nurse Leaders are responsible for the administration and management of patient care services. The Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Leader degree prepares students to become strong and effective leaders in a variety of healthcare settings.

West Coast University offers students both Accelerated and Working Professional options to complete their degree on their schedule. This online RN to MSN program prepares nurses to direct the planning and development of policies and procedures for healthcare organizations. Students gain business skills blended with healthcare expertise to meet the complex and changing needs of the healthcare industry.

Graduates of this online nursing administration program can find employment in roles such as:

  • Executive director
  • Nursing administrator
  • Chief nursing officer
  • Department head

% 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

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • A current unobstructed Registered Nurse license from the United State
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the past five years is preferred

Restricted States