Kaplan University's online Master of Science in Nursing degree is designed to prepare you for leadership positions in health care organizations or nursing education programs. Nurses who can assume administrative, faculty, or staff development roles are much in demand.
The online program makes it easy for you to keep working while you study. Since there is no set schedule, you can take classes at your convenience, day or night. All of the program's faculty members are practicing professionals with doctorates, presenting the most up-to-date information and techniques.
As organizations nationwide search for nurse administrators and educators with advanced educational preparation, the employment outlook for nurses seeking those leadership roles is better than ever. Core courses for the Master of Science in Nursing program focus on nursing theory, evidence-based decision making, health policy, financing and organization of the health care delivery system, advanced practice issues, ethics, health promotion and disease prevention, and biostatistics.
Students may graduate with a specialization as a Nurse Educator.