MS in Nursing in Operational Leadership

Redefine quality care one patient at a time.

The evolution of health care has created new opportunities for nurse leaders to emerge and advance within the field. There is a growing demand for nurses with advanced business, leadership and care coordination training who demonstrate the ability to adapt to any situation and do what is necessary to deliver the highest quality of patient care.

Quinnipiac University's online master of science in nursing in operational leadership was designed to prepare practicing nurses with the advanced skills needed to function as effective team leaders. With a strong focus on operational leadership, you will gain a deeper understanding of health care systems and organizational dynamics, allowing you to become a more efficient decision maker who can drive improvements in quality care and patient safety – all without sacrificing the personal attention that each patient deserves.

This MSN program may be completed entirely online and was designed with working professionals in mind, allowing students to enhance their skills without interrupting their careers.

Curriculum Overview

The online masters in nursing in operational leadership (MSN) is a 30-credit program ideal for those seeking leadership positions in care coordination, clinical education or informatics in a variety of health care settings. The coursework prepares nurse leaders to advance their role within health care systems through a focus in areas such as health policy, organizational leadership, epidemiology, informatics and health care management.

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Our expert faculty is made up of insightful scholars and experienced professionals who use a student-centered approach to teaching to provide more enriching educational experiences. Graduates are equipped to provide quality care for diverse individuals, families, communities and populations in a wide range of settings.

Located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing features a pediatric lab and a model apartment to teach students how to provide care in residential settings, in addition to traditional classrooms and seminar rooms. The 325,000-square-foot building is uniquely designed for collaborative learning among medical, nursing and health sciences students and faculty.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The bachelor’s degree program in nursing, the master’s degree program in nursing, and the doctor of nursing practice program at Quinnipiac University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.

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