Nursing - Executive Nurse Leadership

Nova Southeastern University

Master On Campus
24 months
692 USD/credit
692 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Nova Southeastern University’s Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing serves you, the working nurse, as you seek greater knowledge and expertise through a Master of Science in Nursing - Executive Nurse Leadership degree.


Key facts:

  • The M.S. Nursing - Executive Nurse Leadership track is for a working registered nurse and that holds a bachelor's degree in any field. This track prepares nurses for career paths in health care leadership. 
  • All students in M.S.N. tracks at Nova Southeastern University take 15 semester hours of core foundational nursing courses online. An additional 21 semester hours of health systems leadership courses are required for this track including 3 semester hours of a health systems leadership practicum* that provides a mentored leadership experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Nurse Roles
  • Theory and Research 
  • Evidence and Practice 
  • Health Care Policy and Leadership 
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Nurse Leadership Roles in Complex Health Care Systems 
  • Nursing Decision Making in Complex Health Systems 
  • Fiscal Management in Complex Health Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your NursingCAS application online
  • Request all official transcripts from all previously attended institutions to be sent directly to NursingCAS.
  • Submit additional supplemental items (R.N. license) directly to NursingCAS.
  • Once the NursingCAS application is completed, an applicant needs to complete the supplemental NSU Application online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Nursing - Executive Nurse Leadership
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