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Nursing Leadership, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
At Rutgers School of Nursing, we know what an increasingly complex health care system needs. That’s why our master in Nursing Leadership program from Rutgers University offers some of the most advanced curricula in the nation, ready to prepare you with the skills you need to succeed.

About

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare you to develop the skills and knowledge base needed to evolve the health care system, no matter your current role and setting. Our students come from roles ranging from staff nurse to nurse executive, and from various settings in practice, academia, and industry.

This master in Nursing Leadership program from Rutgers University creates an excellent bridge to the post-master’s DNP with leadership focus. We also offer a post-bachelor’s DNP with leadership focus for students seeking an early start to their doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles & Methods of Epidemiology
  • Information Technology for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Healthcare Economics & Business Practices

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Current RN license in NJ
  • Completed online application including personal statement, resume, and proof of RN licensure
  • Official transcript of all prior college work
  • Two scholarly papers in which you’re the main author, like a published article, book chapter, or paper completed for school (if you don’t have one, you may write a scholarly paper on a topic of your choice — double-spaced and 6- to 10-pages long with APA-formatted references)
  • Two letters of reference from professionals, one of whom must be a nurse academician
  • Paid application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14628 USD per semester and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    20064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10032 USD per semester and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for Camden

  • 832 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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