About the MSN Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Improvement
Why Study Nursing Leadership at Cedarville?
Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career?
Cedarville’s Christian MSN Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Improvement program will prepare you to effectively serve in nursing leadership. As part of this affordable, accredited, and online nursing leadership master’s program, you will take courses in quality and safety, organizational behavior, and strategic decision-making that will equip you with the skills to lead well within a healthcare environment. And, with Cedarville’s biblical integration in every course, you will also learn to use your role as a ministry for Jesus Christ.
Cedarville also offers an MSN+MBA option that allows you to add a Master of Business Administration to your graduate nursing degree, equipping you for high-level administrative positions within hospitals, medical offices, and other care facilities.Request Info Schedule an Appointment
$3,000 Scholarship Offer
A limited number of $3,000 scholarships are now available to new graduate nursing students with financial need. Apply now to see if you qualify!
Top 5 in Ohio
U.S. News & World Report listed Cedarville University’s online graduate nursing program in the top 100 programs nationally and top 5 in Ohio.
For more information related to our MSN and DNP degree programs, visit our Insights Blog where you can read interesting posts like Balancing Job, Family, and Grad School: 5 Principles for Christian Nurses.
What Sets Cedarville Apart?
Biblical WorldviewAll courses are built on the solid foundation of Scripture.
Advanced PracticeCedarville's M.S.N. will equip you with the training and skills you need to serve as an advanced practice nurse.
OnlineAll MSN and DNP courses are offered in an online format, with flexible part-time and full-time completion options.
Online Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Improvement Degree Highlights
Convenient — All MSN courses are offered in an online format with part-time and full-time completion options.
Outstanding Christian Faculty — You will be taught and mentored by faculty members who have both high academic credentials and clinical experience. They are passionate about helping you use nursing as a ministry.
Affordable — Cedarville’s MSN NLHI program has the lowest cost of all graduate nurse practitioner programs in the state of Ohio. Financial aid, including scholarships, is also available.
What Can You Do With a Christian MSN in Nursing Leadership?
The Christian Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Improvement area of focus will enable you to develop and apply the skills demanded of nurse leaders. The foundation of knowledge you will develop in topics including organizational behavior, quality and safety, and strategic decision-making, will enable to you to be an effective leader in multiple healthcare settings. You will collaborate with a diverse team of medical providers to ensure the delivery of evidence-based patient care.
You will be equipped to effectively serve as an administrator or nurse manager in a variety of healthcare settings. Job titles may include:
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Clinical Director
- Health Information Manager
- Nonprofit Director
- Nursing Administrator
- Nursing Manager
- Operational Leader
- Program Supervisor
Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree
Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.
Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom
You will work collaboratively with other online students in discussion boards and group work. You will also be required to complete clinical experiences.
Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates
Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.MSN Admission Requirements
Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.MSN Nursing Leadership Cost Information
Program Start Dates — You can enroll and begin classes in August, January, or May.
You will complete 12 graduate nursing core semester hours, 9 direct care core semester hours, 20 semester hours of nursing leadership specialty courses, and 3 semester hours of a graduate-level Bible course (if this Bible requirement was not previously satisfied with an undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative).
- Leading Toward Excellence
- Transforming Healthcare Through Strategic Decision-Making
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
- MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
- MSN - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- MSN - Nurse Educator
- MSN - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- MBA - Healthcare Administration
- Nursing Certificate - Nursing Education
- Graduate Certificate - Public Health
- MSN + MBA
- Nursing Certificate - Leadership
Program Level and Format
From Our Director:
In an effort to stay ahead of the rapidly changing needs in health care, Cedarville University’s School of Nursing is offering the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.
When it comes to offering rigorous, high-end academic programs in health care disciplines, Cedarville University is rapidly establishing a reputation for being a leader.