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MSN in Leadership in Health Systems Management

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Friday, February 27, 2015 Apply Now

The online MSN in Leadership in Health Systems Management prepares practicing nurses for senior roles in a constantly evolving and demanding health care environment. Graduates of this program will develop the skills and expertise necessary to become nursing managers and leaders.

This track teaches nurses how to solve problems, make decisions and operationalize the delivery of high-quality health care. With a focus on leadership training and the development of fiscal management, legal and ethical issues, strategic planning, organizational structures and marketing, Drexel’s MSN in Leadership in Health Systems Management prepares graduates for exciting opportunities and real career advancement in a bourgeoning field.

Key Program Features:

  • •Synchronous online lectures are offered in a highly interactive e-Learning method that both challenges and engages students
  • •Fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*
  • An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions 
  • •Flexible scheduling of administration practicum

This program focuses on information systems management and evidence-based decision-making for aspiring nurse administrators. These two skill sets are absolutely critical for today's nurse executives and Drexel’s MSN in Leadership in Health Systems Management gives graduates an upperhand in using these tools to manage health care environments.

Students will also take part in clinical role practicum to provide an experiential learning environment that fosters the leadership skills necessary for complex health care systems and settings.**


If you have any additional questions regarding this program, please contact: 

Amy Pelak

Academic Advisor



*The master's programs at Drexel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.  

**MARYLAND RESIDENTS: Students taking an online course with a clinical component or practicum CANNOT complete the clinical or practicum portion of the course within the state of Maryland at this time. If you are a licensed Registered Nurse (R.N.) you may complete a clinical or practicum in Virginia and Delaware which share in a Nurse Compact for Licensure with Maryland. Students who reside in Maryland may continue to take online courses at Drexel University, but they must do the clinical portion of the course in another state. If you have already made arrangements to complete your clinical in Maryland, please contact your Academic Advisor or Director of Clinical Education immediately to help you find a new clinical site. 

***WASHINGTON RESIDENTS: Drexel University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Drexel University to offer field placement components for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the council does not carry with it an endorsement by the council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

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