College of Health Professions

Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Administration

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Prepare to take on leadership roles and build upon your advanced nursing skills with our MSN/Nurse Administration program. This CCNE accredited program prepares you to step up into administration with courses that cover topics like nursing theory, coaching and mentoring nursing staff and the nurse leader’s role during organizational change.

You can complete the program one class at a time, allowing you to work toward your career goals on a schedule that’s more manageable. And rest assured that you’re receiving a quality education with courses that are aligned with leading industry organizations such as the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN).

Upon completion of the our MSN/Nurse Administration program, graduates that have the required practice experience will be prepared to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Nurse Executive – Board Certification (NE-BC) exam.

We also help RN’s with bachelor degrees in unrelated fields earn their MSN more quickly with our Nursing Bridge program. Learn more about the MSN/Nurse Administration program, including course options, learning objectives and tuition, in the information provided below.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Earn credentials


Prepare to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Nurse Executive Board Certification (NE-BC) exam.

CCNE Accredited


Rest assured that you’re learning career- relevant skills with our CCNE accredited programs.

Experienced faculty


Learn valuable insight and real-world knowledge from faculty that average 20 years of experience.

One course at a time


Keep your momentum without putting a strain on your schedule by taking one course at a time.

Tuition reduction


Eligible students can potentially save on tuition through the Master Nurse Leadership Scholarship.

Learn from experience


Have confidence knowing that your curriculum is aligned with leading industry organizations like AACN®, ANCC and QSEN.

Make an informed choice

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

Customize your degree

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Administration program.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Administration program.

Cost breakdown

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Tuition (per credit) $595.0
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses Not available
Tuition (per credit) for 300/400-level courses Not available
Electronic materials fee (per course) Not available
Resource fee $165.0
One time application fee Not available

Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.

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Affording your education

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Certification in Alabama

State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter practice. www.abn.alabama.gov