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Master of Science in Nursing in Administrative Leadership in Nursing Online

This online program will help you develop leadership skills and prepare you for high-level roles in healthcare settings such as director of nursing, chief nursing officer, nursing supervisor, or department manager.

08/09/21 Next Apply Date
08/23/21 Start Class

Program Overview

Discover NSU’s online MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing program

$11,853* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
32 Credit Hours

Northeastern State University offers an online Master of Science in Nursing in Administrative Leadership in Nursing program that can be completed in as few as 12 months. The program has six start dates offered each year and 7-week, 100% online courses.

The baccalaureate degree program and master of science in nursing program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000.


The ACEN is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


www.acenursing.org

Coursework for the MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing online program is aligned with the core competencies set by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Courses include Advanced Leadership Development, Organizational and Systems Management in Nursing, Healthcare Finance and Economics, and Human Resource Management.

Core MSN coursework expands your knowledge base in cultural perspectives, advanced research and evidence-based practice as well as current issues and trends facing professional nursing practice. A capstone will give you the opportunity to demonstrate the synthesis of administrative leadership and nursing competencies through a master's project or thesis.

Coursework for this 32 credit-hour program is delivered in an accelerated, 100% online format, and includes an embedded practicum in which you will work with a mentor as you complete 200 hours in the field.

In this online nursing program:

  • Create collaborative partnerships with healthcare colleagues in selected nursing roles
  • Synthesize specialized knowledge and theories from nursing and other disciplines into advanced nursing practice
  • Apply expanded research knowledge, critique skills and evidence-based practice relevant to advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in nursing practice to initiate change and to improve the quality, safety and outcomes for individuals, populations and systems
  • Value social, cultural, political, legal and ethical influences that impact nursing practice
  • Manage information, technology and resources effectively
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional nursing practice and lifelong learning

Also available

Northeastern State University offers a variety of Master of Science in Nursing degrees online. Check out our other nursing online programs.

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Tuition and Fees

Choosing our online program is cost-effective

Northeastern State University prides itself on offering a high-quality education at an affordable price. The pay-by-the-course tuition cost for the MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing online degree program is priced with the working student in mind. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$370.40 In-state per credit hour
$11,852.80 In-state tuition

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Master of Science in Nursing in Administrative Leadership in Nursing Online Program Tuition and Fees

In-State Per Credit Hour In-State Total Program Costs
$370.40* $11,852.80*
Out-of-State Per Credit Hour Out-of-State Total Program Costs
$371.40* 11,884.80*

*Tuition for the MSN online is $11,852.80 in-state, and $11,884.80 out-of-state. Tuition includes required fees and is current as of Fall 2019. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Calendar

Our course schedule is designed for flexibility

Northeastern State University offers six start dates throughout the year, so you can begin coursework at a time that is best for you. You should be familiar with all relevant deadlines for admission, such as the application date and required documents deadline. Once those steps are completed, you must register for classes and pay for tuition by the payment due date.

Now Enrolling:

08/09/21 Next Application Due Date
08/23/21 Start Classes

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Session Course Start App Deadline Doc Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Course End Date
Spring 1 01/10/22 12/20/21 12/27/21 01/07/22 01/10/22 02/25/22
Spring 2 03/07/22 02/21/22 02/28/22 03/04/22 03/07/22 04/29/22
Summer 1 05/10/21 04/26/21 05/03/21 05/07/21 05/10/21 06/18/21
Summer 2 06/28/21 06/14/21 06/21/21 06/25/21 06/28/21 08/06/21
Fall 1 08/23/21 08/09/21 08/16/21 08/20/21 08/23/21 10/08/21
Fall 2 10/18/21 10/04/21 10/11/21 10/15/21 10/18/21 12/10/21

Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from Northeastern State University?

Admissions

Find your fit for our online master of science in nursing program

The admission process is the first step toward earning your online degree at Northeastern State University.

Applicants to the NSU MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing online program must hold a current, unencumbered RN license, along with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Current, unencumbered RN license
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree From a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
Cumulative 2.5 GPA On undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA on nursing coursework

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MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing Online Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all undergraduate coursework or a 3.0 GPA on nursing coursework
  • Current, unencumbered RN license

Required Credentials:

Students are required to upload their credentials into the CastleBranch website, which is a third party vendor. Items to submit include the following:

  • RN License
  • Immunization Record which includes PPD, 2 MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, TDaP, and annual Influenza
    • Both sides of current signed American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card or eCard
    • Professional liability insurance policy face sheet
    • National Background Check and Drug Test

Supplemental Information Needed for Credential Documentation

  1. Health Policy Information (PDF) Further details regarding immunization requirements
  2. Hepatitis B Declination (PDF) Only required if declining the Hepatitis B series
  3. Varicella Statement (PDF) For documenting varicella immunity by history
  4. Professional Liability Insurance Companies (PDF) Further details regarding professional liability insurance company options
  5. Drug Test Information (PDF) Additional Information regarding drug testing

Instructions for Using CastleBranch:

  1. Go to CastleBranch
  2. Follow screen prompts and utilize supplemental forms above as needed for meeting CastleBranch requirements

Mail official documents to the address below or email to:
graduatecollege@nsuok.edu

NSU Graduate College
601 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Courses

Take a Look at the online master of science in nursing curriculum

Students in the MSN in Administrative Leadership in Nursing online program at Northeastern State University must complete a total of 11 courses (32 credit hours), comprised of six core courses (18 credit hours), a practicum (2 credit hours, 200 hours of field work) and four Administrative Leadership in Nursing option courses (12 credit hours).

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You must complete the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about the basic components of nursing and educational theories which are explored and integrated in professional nursing practice settings.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn the elements of quantitative and qualitative research processes. Evidence-based practice and research critique skills will be further developed.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn basic principles of cultural competency which are addressed with focus on regional and global populations.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about policy decisions and related issues that shape the organization, financing, and implementation of health care services. Ethical, social, and political issues that affect the providing of education, health care, nursing services, communities and society are analyzed.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about the most current trends and issues facing professional nursing practice.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will demonstrate synthesis of the master's in nursing content in the specialty pathway through a master's project or master's thesis, which is presented and defended. May be repeated if additional time is required to complete a project or thesis.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Students will work with a mentor to develop and practice competencies in their selected nursing option. 200 hours of field work is required.

You must complete the following courses.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about the advanced practice nursing role and discover the knowledge and skills to effectively manage change, empower others, and influence political processes.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about contemporary influences, theories, principles, and functional strategies related to management/administration and organizational systems at the micro, meso, and macrosystem levels.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about the personnel and human resource issues in nursing and healthcare settings.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn about the financial and resource management for the nurse leader. The course provides students the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of functions related to financial and resource management.

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