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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Nursing Leadership

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Nursing Leadership

Master of Science in Nursing

We will be reopening the MSN application shortly.

The master’s degree program in nursing at Linfield University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Program features

Fully online

An accelerated, fully online 12-month full-time format.

A part-time option is available.

10-week terms

Aligning with major holidays and breaks.

Competitive tuition

$690 per credit

Full-time tuition and fees: $22,830

Part-time tuition and fees: $23,430

You will take eight courses (32 total credits) in the MSN program:

  • Nursing and Healthcare Systems
  • Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice
  • Healthcare Finance and Business Concepts
  • Leading Through Change

  • Emerging Healthcare Trends
  • Informatics and Healthcare Technology
  • Health Implications of the Dynamic Environment
  • Integrated Practicum


View full course list and descriptions

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MSN Nursing Leadership

Career options

Healthcare organization executive/administrator

Leader in clinical nursing departments

Nursing faculty

Healthcare lobbyist

Regulatory positions such as the nursing state board

Clinical research

Informatics nurse/systems analyst

Nurse ethicist

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Do you have questions about the MSN leadership program at Linfield? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.

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Gary Laustsen, PhD, FNP, RN
Professor and MSN Program Director
Linfield University Portland Campus