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Online Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Leader 

Lead and Advance Your Career in Nursing in 18 months or less

At College of Saint Mary, you can complete your master of science in nursing degree in a nurse leader program option in under 18 months.  A program consisting of fully online courses, separated in mostly 8-week courses, the Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Leader program is designed for actively practicing RNs with a BSN who want to advance professionally and lead through healthcare. Its flexible online structure lets professionals complete coursework on their own time, while still getting the individualized attention inherent in College of Saint Mary learning.

The online nurse leader emphasis was launched as a response to a need in the healthcare industry to provide nurse leaders who have the knowledge, skills, attitudes and skill sets to thrive in a contemporary healthcare environment. The program has been designed after working closely with the area’s top health professionals to meet this growing necessity for nursing leaders. Inquire now.

Degrees Offered

Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Leadership Emphasis

Career Outlook

Earning a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with an emphasis on Leadership Nursing provides nurses with a rewarding opportunity to take on higher titles and responsibilities to lead their fellow nurses. Nurse leaders might work as managers and control nursing units within a large setting like a hospital. They may choose to work as care coordinators and help design and implement policies and treatments for patients. They may also choose to work as nursing directors and take charge of all the nurses in a particular medical facility. There is a 23% growth prediction by 2020 for the job outlook of nurse leaders in management positions across the United States. This is a higher than normal growth and provides many job opportunities for nurses who are looking to exceed their current level or position within their chosen field of practice.

The Assurance of Accreditation

The assurance of regional accreditation means that our degrees have been evaluated for their outcomes — including how well they prepare you to meet the needs of your employers, yourself and our global society.  College of Saint Mary is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

The master’s in nursing degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Ga., 30326, 404-975-5000 .