Master of Science in Nursing - Executive LeadershipSaint Xavier University

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Master of Science in Nursing - Executive Leadership

This program gives nurses the high-level perspective and critical skills needed to manage a nursing department or unit. Coursework covers vital aspects of an administrative role including: assessment and implementation of quality and safety measurements, budgeting, project management, strategic planning and patient communications. The curriculum prepares students for Nurse Executive, Advanced certification exam (NEA-BC).

Saint Xavier's School of Nursing has been designated as a Center of Excellence by the National League of Nursing for a second consecutive three-year term, effective through 2013. SXU is among one of only 17 nursing programs in the country that have been awarded this prominent designation.

The School of Nursing at Saint Xavier was also ranked Sixth on The Best Colleges Top 10 Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree Programs List for 2011-2012.

AccreditationSaint Xavier University Online is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Illinois State Board of Education. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
RequirementsStudents must have a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, as well as an unrestricted RN license.
On Campus RequirementEach program is designed with one weekend on-campus residency to enhance and reinforce program concepts. There is not a residency requirement for the Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster