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Nurse Executive Track
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Lead the Way to a Brighter Future in Healthcare
In as few as two years, Chamberlain’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Executive specialty track is designed to provide you with the foundational skills essential to becoming a nurse leader within a variety of different healthcare organizations.
Key skills learned and developed while in the program:
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Admissions representatives can answer your questions, tell you more about financial aid and scholarships, and discuss with you how this option might fit into your life.
How does the practicum benefit you?
The program coincides with completing your 144-hours of practicum experience and working closely with your mentor and faculty members to achieve your overall goals. The practicum provides you with the opportunity to view a healthcare organization through the lens of a senior leader and practice the skills you have learned in your previous courses.
Practice concepts, principles and skills learned and acquired during the program in a real-world setting
Collaborate with a proven nurse leader to identify a problem and propose an actionable solution
Work on problems affecting the organization in which you are completing the practicum
Network with the healthcare community and staff you are assigned to
With an interdisciplinary viewpoint, explore personal and strategic leadership components for diverse healthcare settings to promote positive healthcare outcomes through advanced evidence based collaborative practice. The course emphasizes leadership concepts including communication, ethics, negotiation, advocacy and a caring person-centered practice environment. Information related to living leadership within teams, systems, communities and professional organizations are discussed. With the use of active learning, students will be able to practice problem solving and change techniques in selected leadership scenarios to foster a caring person-centered practice environment.
This course focuses on leadership and management of healthcare organizations, emphasizing organizational structure, processes and outcome.
This course focuses on synthesizing organizational and management theories in relation to strategic planning and management, changing care-delivery systems, human and financial resource management, decision making, professional practice, management-information systems and meeting accreditation and legal standard.
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What Roles Will I Be Prepared For?
The MSN Executive curriculum is designed to apply relevant concepts and principles to prepare you for senior level leadership positions.
Graduates of Chamberlain’s Master of Science in Nursing degree program with a specialization as a Nurse Executive may be prepared for careers including, but not limited to*:
*Some careers may require several years of experience in addition to educational credentials.
Chamberlain equipped me with confidence to reach my professional goals. I was given the tools and support I needed every step of the way.
Flexible scheduling and our 100% online coursework can make it easy to fit classes into your life, instead of building your life around your class schedule.
Earn your degree in as few as 2 years by taking 1 course at a time
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Requirements for Admission
In order to qualify for the MSN degree program you must meet the criteria below. You do not need to take the GRE or any other entrance exam.
You can apply here or let your admissions representative know you are ready to apply and he/she will help you get started. Once you apply your representative can even request your official transcripts on your behalf.
What types of financial assistance are available?
Chamberlain provides you with individualized support throughout your educational journey beginning with the admissions process. Your admissions representative will work with you to build a schedule that will work with your life and finances, whether that's one class or three. Check out the Net Price Calculator for an estimate of federal and institutional aid.
View tuition and expenses information for the MSN degree program.
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Chamberlain partners with healthcare institutions, community colleges and associations to provide accessible educational opportunities for registered nurses.
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Accreditation, State Authorizations & Approvals
Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing program, master's degree in nursing program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.
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