GROW YOUR IMPACT, GROW YOUR CAREER
MBU’s Master of Science in Nursing – Executive Leadership track equips you with the skills and knowledge to combine clinical expertise, compassionate care, business know-how, and organizational insights that extend well beyond the walls of a patient room. Our online format provides a flexible path to earn your MSN degree in as little as 2 years – even as you work full time.
- 100% Online – Flexible online classes and labs that work with your shift schedule and busy lifestyle.
- Advance your career while working full time – This program is designed to accommodate the working nurse. Full-time students can complete their degree in as few as six (6) semesters.
- Real-world Experience – MBU’s professors have real-world, professional experience to help students stay up to date on all current challenges and trends in the field.
- Academics and Faith– MBU is a Christian University in St. Louis, committed to providing strong academic programs with a focus on integrating personal faith in the practice of nursing while serving a global and culturally diverse community.
The MSN – Executive Leadership track prepares graduates for the Nurse Executive, Board Certification exam (NE-BC) and the Nurse Executive, Advanced Board Certification exam (NEA-BC).
Earn your MSN in Executive Leadership in 2 years, even while working full time
In as few as six (6) semesters, MBU’s Master of Science in Nursing – Executive Leadership track prepares you to take a bigger role in healthcare facilities, by leading a team, a department or an entire organization. Our flexible curriculum, taught by professors with real-world professional experience, integrates theory and practice enhancing your skills and knowledge. As a Christian institution, we believe in the importance of providing strong academic programs where your personal faith can be put into practice, allowing you to better serve a global and culturally diverse community holistically.
What is a Nurse Leader?
Nurse leaders play an important role in healthcare facilities, with their reach extending to a vast array of executive-level tasks. As a nurse leader, you’d manage staff in a department or hospital, and complete administrative tasks such as performance reviews, attending meetings, developing training and personnel procedures.
What are the duties of a nurse leader?
- Recruiting, hiring, and training nurses
- Performance evaluations
- Budgeting and Reporting
- Developing policies and procedures
- Act as a liaison between departments, nursing staff, and hospital executives
- Developing a strategic vision for the hospital or department
- BSN degree
- 3.0 GPA
- Active unencumbered RN license
- MSN application
Nurse Executive Leader’s career outlook
- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for better-prepared leaders in healthcare facilities and a retiring workforce will contribute to an increase in the need for healthcare managers and administrators.
- Job opportunities for medical and health service managers are expected to rise 32 percent nationally between 2019 and 2029, almost 4 times more than the average rate for all occupations.
- The median yearly pay for nurse educators is $100,980.