Why ODU for a Nurse Administrator MSN degree online?

Our online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares you for leadership positions in a variety of health care areas. Coursework is based on diverse leadership and organizational theories, and is designed to provide you with advanced problem-solving skills and application of theory to address today's healthcare issues. New models of leadership, management, and the role of the advanced practice nurse in assuring effective organizations are analyzed throughout the program. 

ODU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

* Note: This program is not available in the state of Washington.

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Ranked #53

Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs, 2019 - U.S. News & World Report

Required Courses

  • 36 credit hours
  • Clinical practicum at a physical location

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. Instructors may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. This program requires a practicum or internship. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers as a Nurse Administrator

  • Clinical Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Administration
  • Public Health Care
  • Military Health Care
  • Organizational Development
  • Public Policy 
  • Policy Advisor
  • Researcher

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Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$523 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$568 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2018 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

If GPA is below 3.5, then you must provide satisfactory achievement on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken in the past five years.

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You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

Please contact us to discuss this option with an expert advisor.

Meet your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program. Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.