Develop a greater understanding of nursing and begin your path towards a management position. The Master of Science in Nursing in Healthcare Systems Leadership program is based on the MSN Essentials and builds on the student’s current knowledge and expertise. Students will take complete a series of courses that prepare them to function as change agents in multi-dimensional roles in throughout their organization and community. The curriculum will emphasizes leadership effectiveness in micro and meso organizational/systems/settings, evidence-based management, quality/safety, information management expertise, and strategies to make organizational changes. Graduates that complete this program will have a fuller understanding of the discipline of nursing in order to engage in higher level practice and leadership in a variety of settings and to commit to lifelong learning.
This option is ideal for those interested in a career in nursing management or current entry or mid-level managers.
College of Nursing
315 CON Bldg.
751 Rose St.
Lexington, KY 40536-0232
If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.