Nursing Leadership

Framingham State University

Master Blended
12 months
1525 USD/credit
1525 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Nursing Leadership program of Framingham State University is designed for graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing who wish to expand their careers into leadership.


All courses of the Nursing Leadership program of Framingham State University are offered in hybrid format, combining online with traditional on-campus classroom experiences. The program prepares nurses with a strong theoretical foundation in research, nursing and related theories, healthcare policy, ethics, cultural competency, and informatics/technology as well as practice expertise as a nurse leader.

The master’s degree in nursing at Framingham State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Program Requirements

This program consists of ten (10) course-credits or 40 semester hours. Students take a Common Core of six (6) courses, and then select a four (4) course concentration in either Nursing Education or Nursing Leadership. A thesis, an evidence-based research project/paper, will be completed as part of the requirements for the Common Core courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Planning for Nursing’s Future
  • Role in Health Care Systems
  • Practicum in Organizational Management
  • Internship in Independent Leadership Skills
  • Health and Education Resources and Policies
  • Advanced Technology and Nursing Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50.00 application fee
  • A current unrestricted Massachusetts RN license
  • A baccalaureate of science in nursing (BSN) degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • An official transcript from each college or university attended as an undergraduate or graduate student
  • QPA or at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, and a minimum of a 3.25 QPA in undergraduate nursing courses
  • Applicants who do not meet the above criteria for undergraduate QPA may be asked to take the Miller Analogies Test
  • An undergraduate course in statistics with a minimum grade of C (2.00 on a 4.00 scale).
  • A personal interview with the Nursing Chairperson or Graduate Program Coordinator.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 300-word personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1525 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1525 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1525 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1525 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Nursing Leadership
Framingham State University


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