University of Alabama - Huntsville

MSN in Nursing Admin



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN in Nursing Admin

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration online degree program at The University of Alabama in Huntsville is only offered 100% online. This flexible format is designed to prepare you as a leader—ready to influence the future of nursing. Taught by the same nursing faculty who teach on campus, this program—with the ability to complete clinical hours in your local area–can be completed in as few as 10 months.

The UAH College of Nursing online MSN – Nursing Administration degree program aligns with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies, including:

  • Effective communication
    Teamwork and collaboration
    Safety and continuous quality improvement
    Diversity and cultural competency
    Patient-centered care
    Information technology
    Evidence-based practice

With your MSN – Nursing Administration degree, you can expand your impact in nursing through positions in education, administration, management, or specialty area roles in a variety of care delivery sites. Plus, practical experience gained through the program can prepare you to pursue your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

In our MSN – Nursing Administration online program, you will:

  • Study quality, safety, and risk management concepts for nurse leaders
    Examine the U.S. health care system
    Discuss philosophical and theoretical bases of nursing and the application of research findings for practice
    Learn essential aspects of management, including human resources, budgeting and finance, and operational management
    Synthesize leadership learning and operational skills through identified nurse executive competencies


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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