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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Nursing Leadership

Program features

Fully online

An accelerated, fully online 12-month full-time format.

A part-time option is available.

10-week terms

Aligning with major holidays and breaks.

Competitive tuition

$710 per credit


You will take eight courses (32 total credits) in the MSN program:

  • Nursing and Healthcare Systems
  • Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice
  • Healthcare Finance and Business Concepts
  • Leading Through Change

  • Emerging Healthcare Trends
  • Informatics and Healthcare Technology
  • Health Implications of the Dynamic Environment
  • Integrated Practicum

MSN student studying on her laptop

MSN Nursing Leadership

Career options

Healthcare organization executive/administrator

Leader in clinical nursing departments

Nursing faculty

Healthcare lobbyist

Regulatory positions such as the nursing state board

Clinical research

Informatics nurse/systems analyst

Nurse ethicist


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Linfield University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (