Overview - MS in Nursing, Concentration in Nurse Administrator

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Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Online

Number of Credit Hours - 33-39

Tuition per Hour - $420

Practicum - Yes

Application Deadline - April 30 for fall admission; August 1 for spring admission; December 1 for summer admission

Required for Entrance - RN licensure

Rankings - Ranked 12th for best online MSN programs for Nursing Administration/Leadership by U.S. News and World Report (2020)

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

Prepare for Leadership with an MSN from The University of Alabama

MSN-prepared nurses act as thought leaders, providing healthcare leadership to patients and healthcare professionals. They have the opportunity to move up the career ladder, pursue a specialization and serve as mentors to new nurses.

As a Nurse Administrator, you will focus on policy and operational issues, such as nursing shortages. You will spend time meeting with other key healthcare leaders, reporting on outcomes, and developing programs and policies that ensure safety and high-quality nursing care.

Nurse administrators hold a variety of executive-level positions, such as director of nursing services, clinical coordinator and chief nurse executive. They often oversee several departments and report directly to senior leadership.

As you seek to make a greater impact in the nursing profession, UA’s online MSN Nurse Administrator program can make advancing through education both affordable and attainable. This accredited program features faculty known nationwide for their contributions to the field and who are passionate about helping others achieve their goals in the future of nursing.

The master's degree program in nursing at The University of Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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