Master of Science in Nursing in the Field of Nursing Leadership and Management

The master of science in nursing in nursing leadership and management program, offered online, is designed to prepare graduates for upper-level positions in the field by enhancing the depth and breadth of the practicing clinical professional’s knowledge and skills. The program focuses on leadership development by training nurses to think and act strategically, participate in policy decisions, and lead organizations through change and improvement. Students may choose to enroll in the program on a full- or part-time basis.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the GW Nursing website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits including 9 credits in professional core courses, 6 credits in research courses, and 21 credits in field-specific courses.

Students will complete 300 practicum hours in this program.

Professional core
NURS 6202Concepts in Population Health
NURS 6203Nursing Leadership
NURS 6205Health Policy, Quality, and Political Process
Research
NURS 6207Evidence-Based Practice for Health Care Researchers
NURS 6208Biostatistics for Health Care Research
Field-specific
NURS 6204Health Information and Technology
NURS 6241The Health Care Enterprise
NURS 6258Leadership Capstone Practicum I
NURS 6259Leadership Capstone Practicum II
NURS 6262Leadership Coaching in Nursing
NURS 6274Health Economics and Finance
NURS 6295Health Care Quality Process