The Master of Science in Nursing Leadership prepares graduate-level nurses for practice as nurse leaders and nurse administrators in a variety of health care settings.

Dr. Jessica Garner, DNP, FNP
Interim Graduate Chair, School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing Leadership

The online program includes a series of integrated learning experiences that focus on the development of nurses with strong critical skills who are capable of leadership and innovation in a dynamic health care system. Faculty in the School of Nursing and School of Business collaborate to provide students with an integrated approach to executive leadership in health care settings.

The curriculum is based on current, relevant nursing practice that challenges nurses to work as both individuals and group members to critically analyze, evaluate and develop solutions to emerging trends and issues in nursing practice and health care. Students will have clinical practicum experiences with nursing executive leadership in a variety of quality health care systems. In addition, the specialty program content focuses on the impact on nursing practice of national, state and local health care policy and financing.

Executive leaders in the field of nursing will continue to be in high demand to maintain quality administration of health care at all levels, from patient care to systems facilitation and management.

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 - Faculty are experienced health care professionals and educators who mentor students
- Prepares graduates for leadership in the rapidly growing health care field
- Online program is compatible with career and family responsibilities
- Integrates courses from School of Business for robust leadership training


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“The University of Mobile MSN in Executive Leadership program expands knowledge by offering nurses a way to move from bedside to the boardroom. Our online program will help shape the future of health care by teaching leadership skills in organization and planning, finance and human resources.”

Dr. Jessica Garner, DNP, FNP-C, CNE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of Mobile

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