Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership Specialization (Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program)

Earn an Online MSN Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership Degree

Take charge of your career with an education that helps you take charge on the job. Pursue your Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership specialization from Grantham University.

After completing this specialization, you will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired through experiences as a nurse leader or administrator in a healthcare environment. You’ll also explore current trends in leadership and management … human diversity and social issues … health promotion and disease prevention … and research and global, evidence-based practice.

What will I learn in the online MSN Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership program?
In addition to management skills, you will learn about emerging trends in healthcare and the world health systems, developmental and accrediting trends within healthcare institutions, and government and political influence on the provision of healthcare.

Plus, as part of your final research seminar, you will complete a Capstone Project at the conclusion of your specialization. Review this Comparison in MSN Specializations to explore the option that best fits your career aspirations.

Note: If you’re an RN and interested in this program, but only have your associate degree, explore our RN to MSN Bridge Option.

What careers can I pursue with my MSN in Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership degree?
From nurse manager to community outreach administrator, this nursing management specialization will prepare you for a wide range of management positions in clinical settings1.

How long is the MSN in Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership online program?
At 37 credit hours, the online nursing courses in this specialization should be completed in about 24 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take each term.

How much will my MSN in Nursing Management & Organizational Leadership degree program cost?
The graduate rate is $325 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin frequently, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process

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MSN – Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership Specialization Outcomes

  • Utilize management principles to coordinate health care activities with regard to human, capital, system and community resources.
  • Design strategic plans for the development and maintenance of health care environments to ensure quality improvement and provide for innovation and change.
  • Apply the theories of leadership to provide a supportive work environment that encourages staff development and promotes a quality health care environment.
  • Demonstrate commitment to adhere to current standards and regulatory agency requirements in the provision of nursing care.
  • Provide leadership in the delivery of professional nursing practice that is safe, cost-effective and promotes continuity of care across the health care continuum.

Master of Science in Nursing Outcomes
Regardless of specialization, upon successful completion of an MSN program, you will be able to:

  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations
  • Incorporate concepts of advanced practice nursing when making nursing diagnoses and critical thinking decisions about educational and therapeutic interventions
  • Design nursing care for a clinical or community‐based population based on cultural diversity, biophysical, psychosocial, and organizational needs
  • Demonstrate high-level communication skills when involved with patients and professionals both within and outside the healthcare field
  • Combine theory and research-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as they relate to the interdisciplinary team when designing, coordinating and evaluating quality patient care
  • Demonstrate commitment to the improvement of the nursing profession through lifelong learning

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, nurses, healthcare professionals, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
GU500 Graduate Student Success 1
NUR506 Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NUR552 Legal and Ethical Issues of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NUR526 Human Resources and Nursing Management 3
HSN501 Healthcare Systems 3
NUR532 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 3
NUR516 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice 3
HSN536 Concepts of Healthcare Informatics 3
NUR513 Diverse Populations and Healthcare 3
NUR546 Healthcare Strategic Management and Planning 3
HSN521 Modern Organizations and Healthcare 3
NUR601 MOL Research Seminar 3
NUR602 MOL Research Practicum 3
Program and core: 37
Electives (0): 0
Total: 37

NOTE: Nursing courses must be taken in the sequence shown above.

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online Except For Practicum Course
Availability: Available
Starts:Twice Monthly

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