MSN Nurse Executive Overview

Program Information

  • The Online MSN program is a CCNE-accredited program that can be completed online in less than 24 months.
  • The multidisciplinary program is designed to further your skills as a nurse, a leader and a capable business executive.
  • The curriculum builds on a foundation of critical thinking, assessment, communication and math and moves into advanced business skills such as finance, human resources, management, economics, organizational behavior, legal and ethical issues and strategic planning. The program wraps up with a special interest project. 
  • Courses are five weeks long, with one week off before the start of the next course.
  • Students can access courses at any time of the day and from anywhere with Internet access. 

Other MSN Program Information

Nurse Executive Salary & Job Outlook

Nursing salaries for nurse executives vary widely in the U.S. and are based upon many factors including geography, job description, specialty and experience. O*Net indicates the median salary in 2012 in the United States for Medical and Health Services Managers was $88,580 per year, with a faster than average projected job growth until 2020  (20%-28%).

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