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MSN/Nurse Administration

Master's Degree | Hybrid

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Become a leader

Ensure patients receive the highest quality of care

Our nation’s healthcare system is complex and changing, nurse administrators are critical to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care. The MSN Nurse Administration degree will prepare you to lead a nursing team and implement standards of nursing practices and guidelines of care. If you are a leader and creative-thinker, this degree will help you innovate healthcare organizations.

Holy Names University Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Contact an enrollment counselor with any questions you have about the program.

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Career Outcomes

Where an MSN/Nurse Administration degree can take you

The MSN Nurse Administration Program will prepare you to provide leadership to a team of nurses and advance patient care in a variety of healthcare environments.

  • Director of Nursing

    Health Care Facility

  • Charge Nurse


  • Director of Patient Services

    Home Health Agency

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MSN/Nurse Administration

Learning Outcomes

Nurses completing this program will learn how to:

• Collaborate in the design of healthcare systems
• Contribute to the executive leadership of an organization
• Develop critical thinking and problem analysis skills

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MSN/Nurse Administration

Program Highlights

• Hybrid classes meet just one weekend a month, and students complete the rest of the coursework online.
• Faculty members have extensive experience in nursing and are passionate about helping their students succeed.
• A small cohort means that students benefit from plenty of individualized attention.
• 38 units (18 units core courses and 20 units nurse administration specialty courses)

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We offer partnership discounts

HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to new students and alumni who are employed by one of our partner hospitals, health systems or organizations.

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Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Managing Healthcare Delivery

Learn how to use the theories and concepts presented in other courses as a basis for providing direction and the development of others.

Organizational Theory

Explore the concepts of organization theories and how they define and provide direction for developing healthcare organizations and examine the role of technology in healthcare.

Finance & Budgeting in Health Care

Examine the models and processes used in the development of a financial plan and a budget based on the revenues and expenses of an agency.