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Master'sNursing - Nursing Leadership and Administration

Take your nursing career to the next level with a Master of Science in nursing (MSN) from Wichita State University. This full- or part-time program builds on your professional experience, to prepare you for a leadership role in diverse health care settings.

Learn how Nursing Leadership and Administration is the right fit for you.

 
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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

In addition to the general university requirements for admission to graduate studies, the School of Nursing requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing from a nationally accredited (NLN or CCNE) school
  • Admission to the WSU Graduate School
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of nursing undergraduate coursework
  • School of Nursing approval

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Curriculum

All students must identify their concentration through the school of nursing admission process and take all required courses with a minimum total of 36 credit hours for leadership/administration and a minimum of 37 credit hours for education MSN degrees.

All advanced nursing practice specialization curricula (NP - Nurse Practitioner and CNS - Clinical Nurse Specialist) is available at the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree level and is not available at the MSN degree level.

Careers

A nursing degree from Wichita State will give you the knowledge and practical skills for high-paying, high-demand nursing careers in diverse health care settings such as hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, schools and government.