College of Health Professions

Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Administration

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What you'll study

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.

View additional requirements for licensure.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Earn your MSN in about 18 months​​​​​​​


Learn the latest in nursing, faster, by taking one 6-week course at a time.

CCNE Accredited


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs at the University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Experienced faculty


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

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

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Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

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What you'll learn

The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Administration (MSN/ADM) program prepares registered nurses to become leaders in the field of Nursing Administration. Advanced nursing theory and research provide the foundation for nurse leaders to influence the future of nursing and health care. Specialty Administration courses allow students to focus on contemporary industry-required competencies such as: leadership and management within and between diverse healthcare organizations; communication, collaboration, and relationship management within interprofessional teams; systems thinking and design as a means to improve quality, safety, patient outcomes, and reduce risk.

*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs at the University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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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 may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

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.

Make an informed choice

We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:

You might also consider Nursing programs in the following area of interest: Nurse Bridge Program

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