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Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership (Online)

Now Accepting Inquiries and Applications for Spring 2023

Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing attracts nurse leaders who are passionate about integrating leadership, business skills and knowledge within today’s integrated healthcare systems. The M.S.N. in Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership program is designed to prepare nurse leaders to lead and assume roles which drive key business administrative and clinical decisions as well as formulate healthcare policy. Graduates will learn and apply innovative and creative strategies to direct and advocate for the provision of high-quality care across the spectrum of healthcare delivery systems.

Students completing the curriculum are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nursing Administrator Examination, the Commission for Case Management Certification (CCMC) Examination and upon successful completion of all the requirements may apply and sit for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Board of Governors Examination to advance as a Fellow. 

Program Highlights

  • 100% online 
  • Enter fall or spring semester, part-time
  • New curriculum prepares nursing administrators to lead and assume high level roles
  • Program Director is former Executive Director of the NJ Board of Nursing
  • Diverse faculty research initiatives
  • Strong student mentorship
  • Federally funded interprofessional grants

US News & World Report - Best Grad School- Nursing Master's Degree Badge of the US News Ranking for Best Online Program in 2022

By the Numbers

  • 35 total credits
  • 3 years to complete
  • $101,300 median salary for Health Services Managers
By the Numbers


The curriculum focus is on the evolving set of skills required in an integrated healthcare delivery system including informatics, marketing, reimbursement, risk management, negotiation, and corporate integrity. The program also provides administrative practicums which foster and support immersive experiences with nurse executives in various healthcare settings.

Faculty Listing

Our faculty members are the backbone of the College of Nursing. They connect with other professional nurses - both nationally and internationally - to stay at the forefront of nursing practice. They actively conduct research at Seton Hall, all while working with students to help them reach their full potential.

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Dorothy Carolina
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director for the Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership Program
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About the College of Nursing

Seton Hall University's College of Nursing has a mission to educate practitioners of nursing - from baccalaureate-prepared generalists to advanced practitioners - who aspire to be innovators and leaders in the nursing profession. The college established its graduate program in 1975, its Ph.D. program in 2006 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program in 2009. U.S. News & World Report ranks the College's graduate nursing programs among the top nursing programs nationwide.

Contact Us

Dorothy Carolina, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Program Director
(973) 761-9713

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