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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Leadership

MSN graduate

Leadership in Healthcare Ecosystems

Master of Science in Nursing

Linfield’s MSN program, Leadership in Healthcare Ecosystems, incorporates multiple fields of science to address current and future challenges to healthcare delivery. The program addresses these challenges while advocating for sustainable and just healthcare systems. Linfield, known for its student-focused programs, designed this degree to meet the growing needs of the healthcare industry and the work-life balance of nurses.

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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 the Healthcare Ecosystem
  • 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


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

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