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Nurses are needed now more than ever to lead hospital and health care organization executive teams. The Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center now offers its M.S.N in Nursing Administration online. With our M.S.N. in Nursing Administration, you gain an invaluable education from our nationally recognized institution that has been inspiring future nurses since 1911.
The M.S.N in Nursing Administration is a 33-credit-hour program that can be completed in 24 months. Courses are 16 weeks long, except for Foundations of Nursing Management Leadership and the Elective, which are 8 weeks. The curriculum includes instruction in principles of health care administration, quality improvement, resource and financial management, health care law and policy, medical personnel management and managed care operations.
Background of Nursing Practice
Organizational & Systems Leadership in Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice and Scholarship in Nursing
Foundations of Nursing Management Leadership
Leadership of Innovation in Complex Systems
Technology, Safety and Quality Improvement in Nursing
Financial Management in Nursing
Essentials of Nursing Administration Leadership
Nursing Administration/Management Leadership Practicum
Synthesis in Nursing Administration/ Management Leadership
Upon graduation, students will be prepared to:
Learn from our diverse faculty who are devoted to educating nurses and impacting health care. With their guidance, you will advance health care through OUHSC's intensive research initiatives and health-related community outreach programs.
Earning your degree from OUHSC gives you lifelong connections outside of the classroom. You will join over 11,500 alumni of the OUHSC College of Nursing - the state's largest nursing program.
Our program prepares you to join the health care administration and management sector, which is projected to grow 18% through 2028 (BLS). Nursing management positions can earn up to $129,000, and director roles can earn up to $169,000 (AONL).
Tuition for the online M.S.N. in Nursing Administration is $24,024 for the entire program, including fees associated with the program.*
Once accepted into the M.S.N. in Nursing Administration program, you are required to submit a $250 nonrefundable deposit. This deposit will be applied to your first semester’s tuition, providing you enroll in the program.
*Tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
Admission to the M.S.N. in Nursing Administration program is selective. The College of Nursing has the following requirements for admission:
There is a two-step application process for the online M.S.N. in Nursing Administration.
Note: An interview may be requested by faculty.
The M.S.N. in Nursing Administration Admissions Committee respects the investment each person makes in applying to the program. Applications are evaluated on a rolling admissions basis, ensuring that each candidate receives a prompt response to their application. Once all documents are received, the application is considered, and a decision is made.
For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.
If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page.
In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers.
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