Utica University

MS in Nursing Leadership


1600 Burrstone Road

Utica, NY 13502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Nursing Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

Utica College offers an online MS in Nursing Leadership (NL).

The 25 credit hour program, can be completed in as few as 24 months. Students are expected to take 6 credits per 16 week semester, or one class every 8 weeks.

The demand for leaders with the advanced healthcare and business experience is growing. Utica College's online nursing master's program expands your leadership ability and business knowledge so you can maximize your nursing skills to take on more significant management roles.

The Leadership curriculum requires 180 hours of practicum experience working with a qualified nurse leader.

47% of nurse directors earn between $120,000 and $159,000. While 52% of nurse leaders with CNO/CNE titles earn $250,000 or more.

The master's degree programs in nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner [FNP], Leadership and Education) at Utica College are pursuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

A post-graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership is also available.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: More than 90% of students receive financial assistance. Financial aid that adult students may apply for include: federal grants, federal Work Study Program, NY state Tuition Assistant Program grants, federally guaranteed low-interest educational loans.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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