Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Leadership in Global Health, Online

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) / Nurse Leadership in Global Health Program educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to become executive nurse leaders in direct and indirect roles within complex, interprofessional healthcare systems.

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The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) / Nurse Leadership in Global Health degree is an 18-month program (6 quarters) of didactic coursework offered in a distance learning format, with a Clinical Immersion/Leadership Experience component scheduled in the last two quarters of the curriculum. The didactic curriculum and applied practicum experiences allow each student to demonstrate attainment of the nine M.S.N. Essentials to achieve leadership certifications.

  • The didactic phase emphasizes advanced concepts surrounding global health policy, finance, leadership, evidenced-based practice, research design, biostatistics, and preventive healthcare practices.
  • The applied practicum experience begins in the Fall Quarter of the second year of the program, providing students rotations in their respective states that help to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to assume professional roles in clinical leadership within diverse population healthcare settings.

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To be considered for admission to the M.S.N. / Nurse Leadership in Global Health program, applicants must submit the following documented evidence:  

  1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing, granted by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.  
  2. Current and unencumbered licensure to practice as a registered nurse in at least one legal jurisdiction in the United States and its territories.  
  3. A preferred cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
     

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The College of Health Sciences is pleased to offer an accredited Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Nurse Leadership in Global Health Program. This graduate nursing program educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to become executive nurse leaders in direct and indirect roles within complex, interprofessional healthcare systems.

According to the American Nursing Association, nurse leaders make a difference by driving positive changes in national and global legislation. MWU's Nurse Leadership in Global Health program can help you accomplish this.

Nurse leader positions are expected to increase by 16% over the next five years. They can earn between $96,880 - $146,870 per year (variance is based on region and/or experience), according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)/Nurse Leadership in Global Health program at Midwestern University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202-887-6791.

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16%*

Growth Projected through 2028

*According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2020.

$96K - $146K

Annual Salary Range

Salary range is $96,880 - $146,870. Variance is based on region and/or experience (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023).

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