Capella University

MSN - Nursing Leadership and Administration (CCNE-accredited)

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN - Nursing Leadership and Administration (CCNE-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

This online Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Administration provides you with the critical skills and knowledge required to make a bigger impact on health care policies and practices. The flexible nature of the program ensures that you’re only a click away from your course room, with support services available every step of the way.

This nursing administration degree is part of Capella's CCNE-accredited MSN program and includes a hands-on Practice Immersion which incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing. Successful graduates of this nursing administration degree are often nurses pursuing nurse management and executive roles. Additionally, Capella is a proud partner of the American Nurses Association. ANA has chosen Capella as a partner on the ANA Leadership Institute, providing nurse leadership development in a flexible format for nurses at the bedside or in the boardroom.

• Save Time and Money: There are a multitude of saving options available including employer discounts and military benefits, as well as the flexibility to choose up to 3 courses per quarter.
• Practice Immersion: In addition to your other coursework, the Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Administration program includes a flexible practice immersion, allowing for the immediate applicability of the knowledge gained in the classroom.
• Online Learning: At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Administration degree on a schedule that fits your life. As everything is taught 100% online, you will have 24-hour access to your course room.
• Professionally Aligned: Capella’s competency-based education focuses on outcomes desired by today’s employers. You will develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to make change in the lives of your patients.

With your Master 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.

Common jobs with an online Master 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 Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

Accreditation:

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have an unrestricted RN license for any nursing program. Master's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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