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Master of Science in Nursing


Nursing Leadership and Administration

Advance your career and prepare to lead with an online MSN in Nursing Leadership and Administration from Capella. This CCNE-accredited* program can help position you as a well-rounded nurse executive with advanced skills in leadership, finance, operations management, and health care informatics and technology.

Learn how to effectively communicate with other members of a health care team to promote strategic thinking, planning, and interprofessional collaboration in practice. If you are ready to grow, this program is made for you.

*The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Professional relevance

This program incorporates principles from AACN and CMSA standards, and integrates the PCMH model of care.

Practicum experience

Our integrated capstone and practicum allows you to work with an organization to solve real-world challenges.

Employer partnerships

Capella has over 220 health care partnerships, including leading hospital systems and insurance providers.

Classes start March 8

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • CCNE accredited
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Practicum course
  • 54 Total credits (12 max transfer)

With FlexPath, you can earn your MSN in 13 months for $13,500.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.