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Online MSN: Administrative Leadership Career Outlook

Advance Your Nursing Career and Transition to Management Roles

Real-world application

Leadership coursework

In today’s complex health care environment, qualified nurses are needed to lead teams, drive change, and oversee new models of care. The Master of Science in Nursing: Administrative Leadership program from Methodist University delivers advanced skill development for the next step of your nursing career. The Administrative Leadership track is the only track offered for the online MSN program at this time.

What Makes Us Unique?

  • Specialized preparation for management and administrative roles
  • Dual credit courses in nursing education to expand your opportunities
  • 500 clinical hours provide real-world application

Qualify for In-Demand Nursing Leadership Careers

Chief Nursing Officer $135,781 per year1

Nurse Administrator $89,099 per year2

Nurse Manager $88,033 per year3

Training and Development Manager $115,640 per year4

Unit Manager $68,076 per year5

Play a Central Role in the Future of Health Care

Lifelong learning is one of the best ways for nurses to achieve professional advancement. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing reports that continued study through programs like Methodist’s online MSN can set you up for increased earning potential and fast-track opportunities for promotion.6

The job outlook in medical and health services management is projected to grow 32% through 2030, much faster than the national average for all occupations.7 The industry-wide push for more nurses with graduate-level preparation means professionals with master’s degrees stand out in the job market as experts who can fill established and emerging leadership roles in our changing health care system.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You’ll Learn

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Leadership
  • Management strategies
  • Quality improvement
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health informatics
  • Data analysis
  • Interpersonal collaboration

Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation

From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.

Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.

Individual and Group Workshops

Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.

Career Readiness

MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge, and the Senior Seminar Series.

Mock Interviews

Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.