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Master of Science in Nursing


RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Administration

Advance your career and prepare to lead with the online RN-to-MSN in Nursing Leadership and Administration program from Capella. This CCNE-accredited* program will position you as a nurse executive with advanced skills in leadership, finance, operations management, and health care informatics and technology. It will prepare you to lead on the front lines and behind the scenes.

If you’re an RN with an associate degree, this online RN-to-MSN program can help streamline your path to a master’s degree.

*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 employer 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
  • 3 Bridge courses
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Practicum course
  • 66 Total credits (12 max transfer)

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

*Based on fastest 25 percent 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.