Advance Your Nursing Career and Transition to Management Roles
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
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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
- Integrate theoretical perspectives for advanced nursing care to guide clinical decision-making and promote person-centered care within a variety of health care settings.
- Engage in interprofessional partnerships to improve health outcomes and optimize care delivery for individuals, communities, and populations across a variety of health care settings.
- Develop broadened contextual basis of scholarship and critically appraise the application of best practices in a variety of settings and populations.
- Evaluate quality and safety measures to improve processes, outcomes, and systems of health care.
- Analyze the use of informatics and health care technologies to improve patient and population outcomes while upholding ethical and legal standards of professional nursing practice.
- Develop activities to enhance personal, professional, and leadership skills.
- Model behaviors of professional nursing that recognize and embrace diversity and holism to promote positive health outcomes within a global health community.
Skills You’ll Gain
- 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.