Earn Your Master of Science in Nursing

EPHL track - Master of Science in Nursing

The need for effective healthcare leadership is even more critical as the wave of retiring Baby-Boomer nurses grows. Clinical expertise and strategic management skills will be imperative for tomorrow’s leaders. Research College of Nursing will help prepare you with the tools you need to succeed in the complex health care environment. Open the door to new possibilities with your M.S.N. – EPHL.

"This degree changed my life because I now have so many career options. I gained a holistic understanding of productivity, strategic planning and emotional intelligence that has allowed me to be more effective in my practice. You’re working 10-times harder without this degree!"
Dawn Huggins, ’17 EPHL

What You’ll Gain

RCoN graduates will gain skills to help align your vision with that of your staff and administration enabling you to create a sustainable future for your unit and facility.

Maximize your chances of being considered for the highly competitive leadership roles. Whether you’ve stepped into a management role or are preparing for advancement, a degree from RCoN provides you a foundation for long-term success.

Our flexible course progression allows you to complete your advanced degree according to the demands of your unique work/life balance. Gain access to instructors invested in you with one-on-one guidance, now is the time to choose RCoN.

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Invest Your Time Wisely

RCoN’s Executive Practice Healthcare Leadership track offers:

  • Convenient online, cutting edge coursework
  • Expert faculty with real-life experience
  • Finish in 28 months
  • Individual attention—Low faculty to student ratio
  • Assistance with finding practicum sites
  • RN-MSN entry-point option available

Ready to apply? Applications are accepted on a rolling admission process. Start your credit evaluation today and speak with the Director of Admissions to get started.

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Research College of Nursing currently accepts MSN students living in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
Note: Nurse Practitioner students must be a resident of Missouri or Kansas during last four semesters