M.Sc. Online

Nursing (MSN) - Nurse Executive

Walden University

23850 USD/full
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Go from giving the shots to calling them. Help shape the future by making significant contributions to your organization in planning, finance, and human resources with this Nursing (MSN) - Nurse Executive at Walden University.


With this MSN specialization, you can prepare to leverage your knowledge to directly impact healthcare delivery in your organization.

State-of-the-Art Classroom Tools

Enhance your skills with iHuman patient simulation software and strength-finding tools, which make your learning experience personalized, interactive, and effective.

Why Pursue Your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Nurse Executive at Walden University?

  • Collaborate and share insights with nurses from around the country. Engage in an interactive online environment that makes it easier to work and advance your education.
  • Learn from highly qualified instructors who leverage their practical experience to help you grow as a nurse leader. All of our MSN-Nurse Executive faculty hold doctoral degrees.
  • Translate knowledge into hands-on practice by designing, developing, and implementing a project in a real healthcare setting.
  • Become a healthcare change agent by applying your enhanced skills and expertise immediately within your professional environment.
  • Join Phi Nu, Walden’s chartered chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Connect with your peers globally to share the latest nursing research and best practices in clinical, scientific, and leadership areas.
  • Earn your degree on your terms: Choose this specialization’s course-based format or the flexible, competency-based format, designed to work around your busy schedule.

Career Impact

If you have the right experience and training, Walden’s MSN Nurse Executive program can help position you for roles such as:

  • Chief nursing officer
  • Director of nursing
  • Head nurse
  • Nurse administrator
  • Nurse manager nursing policy manager
  • Manager of health policy risk manager


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

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53 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher.
    • To be considered for this master’s program, you must have a valid RN license. 
    • Completed online application and transcripts. 

Tuition Fee

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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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