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All In To Lead Change Through Nursing Administration.

You’re already a leader at work. Achieve more with your master’s degree.

Increase your impact and earning potential. This program will help you, a bachelor-prepared RN working in healthcare, deepen your skills as a servant leader. We’ll build your confidence through evidence-based nursing science and help you learn to lead the business aspects of nursing administration.

Gain hands-on experience through being mentored by a nurse leader for 80-120 hours. Automatically earn a yellow belt in Lean Six Sigma for Health Care.

Your team needs you. Are you ready to go all in?

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Start Terms

  • August 26, 2024
    Online only
  • March 3, 2025
    Online only

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Program Details

8-week semesters

18-20 months

20 students

39 credits

Online or Hybrid

Career Outlook


  • Vice President for Patient Care
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Nurse Leader
  • Clinical Manager
  • Nurse Manager
  • Director of Nursing


  • Rochester Regional Health System
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Highland Hospital
  • Catholic Health Systems, Buffalo
  • University Hospital, Syracuse
  • Veteran's Administration Hospitals

Program Highlights


GAIN EXPERIENCE Through Internship (80-120 hours)

EXPERT FACULTY supports students academically, professionally, and personally

EARN YELLOW BELT in Lean Six Sigma for Health Care

Pre-admission tests not required (GMAT, GRE)

Alumni Making A Difference

Shawntia Reed

Shawntia Reed, B.S., R.N.

Director of Nursing Services, Highland Hospital

Joshua Smith

Joshua R. Smith, M.S., R.N., C.C.R.N.

Director of Nursing,
Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, part of Rochester Regional Health

Laurel Pyle

Laurel Pyle M.S., R.N.

Assistant Associate Director of Medical Surgical Nursing at Strong Memorial Hospital

Related Majors

Health Administration, M.S. - The Master's in Health Administration is an innovative and contemporary blend of health administration and business coursework designed to provide students with sought-after skills for medical and health services management. Working professionals can complete this degree in just 18 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
Nursing Leadership & Administration, M.S. - The Master's in Nursing Leadership & Administration is based on nursing science with a significant focus on the business aspects of health care, evidence-based practice, and the latest technological advances to develop your leadership expertise and knowledge. Working RN's can complete this degree in just 20 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
RN to M.S. in Nursing - If you have a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than nursing, an associate degree in nursing, and are working as a R.N. (a minimum of 20 hours per week), then this completely online RN to MS in Nursing Program is designed for you!
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