30 months
750 USD/credit 9000 USD/year
750 USD/credit 9000 USD/year
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The Executive Leadership at Saint Xavier University role impacts and improves systems and processes to benefit patient outcomes, preparing students to practice as nurse managers, directors and in other nursing leadership positions across various settings. 


Upon completion of the Executive Leadership track from Saint Xavier University, the graduate will have the academic qualifications for certification as a nurse executive. Certification examinations given by either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) require appropriate employment experience to be eligible to take the certification exams.


  • In addition to the 18 credit hours of core courses, students complete 17 credit hours in specialty courses that provide the foundation for administrative role functions. Students complete 225 practicum hours in this specialty track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Nursing Inquiry 
  • Health Care Systems and Financing
  • Epidemiology and Population Based Health Care 
  • Communication, Culture, Collaboration, and Conflict in Health Care 
  • Information Technology and Health Care Outcomes 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate Student Application for Master of Applied Computer Science. After submitting an application, you will receive an automated confirmation email within 24 hours (check your spam). Within several business days, a representative from the Office of Graduate Admission will provide you with guidelines for submitting the required supplemental documents. There is no application fee.
  • Personal statement. 
  • Resume.
  • Two professional recommendation letters. Current SXU students and alumni are not required to submit recommendation letters.
  • Official transcript(s) from the applicant's bachelor's degree granting institution(s), and from any/all institution(s) at which graduate-level coursework was completed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 30 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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