MSN Master of Science in Nursing RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Administration specialization
Part of Capella's CCNE-accredited* MSN degree program, this streamlined specialization will help you build critical skills and knowledge to make a bigger impact on health care policies and practices, and to be a leader in high-performing health care organizations. With your RN license and your previous 135 quarter credits of undergraduate course work, you have an accelerated pathway toward your online Master's in Nursing Leadership and Administration. Expand your knowledge of health care systems and policies, patient education, health promotion and technology integration. Then explore, define, and develop traits that nurse executives need to manage health care quality and safety, manage the finance and operations of the health care organization, lead health care innovations and respond to health care challenges and trends. The curriculum incorporates both the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice and the Essentials of Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
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*The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
With your Master's in Nursing Leadership and Administration, you'll learn to build high quality healthcare organizations that meet compliance and regulatory standards, create organizational cultures that support quality patient care and integrate nursing leadership theory and management skills to foster and promote ethical and legal health care delivery systems. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Nursing Leadership and Administration include emergency department director, nursing executive, nursing faculty, director of nursing, chief nursing officer, head nurse or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, home health care agency, community or technical college, land-based or online college or university or hospital-based school of nursing.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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