M.Sc. Online

Nursing Leadership and Management

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

24 months
551 USD/credit 9367 USD/year
551 USD/credit 9367 USD/year
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Nursing Leadership and Management  from University of Wisconsin Green Bay  is intended for RNs holding a bachelor’s degree in nursing. This master’s degree provides advanced coursework in leadership and management to improve care at multiple levels across the continuum of health care settings. 


The Nursing Leadership and Management curriculum at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay will provide students with knowledge and skills to improve outcomes in areas of quality processes, cost savings, and patient satisfaction.

Core content within the curriculum includes leadership, fiscal management, evaluative methods, information systems, health care policy, communication, and organizational behavior. Didactic and practicum courses will comprise the curriculum. Practicum experiences will be arranged with health care facilities in students’ geographic areas. 

Graduates with Nursing Leadership and Management from University of Wisconsin Green Bay will be able to:

  • Integrate knowledge of sciences and humanities as a basis for leadership and nursing practice.
  • Apply concepts of organizational and systems leadership indecision making in the health care environment.
  • Enact a nurse leader role in safety and quality improvement in the health care environment.
  • Apply research evidence in nursing leadership and practice to enhance care and improve outcomes of nursing.
  • Utilize informatics and health care technologies to enhance care and outcomes of nursing.
  • Intervene at the systems level through policy, fiscal management, and advocacy to influence the health care environment.
  • Communicate and collaborate as a member and leader of inter professional teams to optimize health care delivery.
  • Analyze the role of nurse leader to reduce health disparities and promote population health.
  • Evaluate personal growth as a professional nurse leader.
  • Influence health care outcomes through master's level nursing practice, cognizant of environmental sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evaluation and Evidence-Based 
  • Leadership in Complex Systems
  • Theories of Organizational Behavior and Nursing Leadership
  • Health Economics and Policy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Program Planning for Population Health
  • Informatics for Nursing Leaders
  • Leadership and Management Practices - Quality and Safety
  • Leadership and Management Practices - Change, Culture and Communication
  • Transition to Leadership and Management Roles
  • Financial Management for Nurses
  • Environmental Sustainability for Nurse Leaders

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by a professional nursing organization (e.g. NLNAC or CCNE)
  • 3.0 grade point average. Applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission.
  • UW System application form 
  • $56.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts from colleges and universities previously attended
  • A personal statement describing the reasons behind your decision to pursue this degree and what you believe you will bring to the MS in Nursing program. Space for the personal statement is included in the online application.
  • Resume
  • Two letters of evaluation
  • Copy of current, unencumbered U.S. Registered Nursing license
  • A photo of yourself will be required upon admission for use in educational and marketing purposes.
  • A background check and Basic Healthcare Provider CPR certification will be required upon admission to the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 551 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 551 USD per credit during 24 months.


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