Nursing Administration

Nursing Administration

Advance your nursing career with a nursing administration degree program focused on developing health care’s next leaders.

Program Details

Set yourself up for career advancement and leadership opportunities by earning a Master’s Degree in Nursing – Administration.

In the Master of Science in Nursing – Administration program, you’ll learn about the latest in health care policy, finance, organization and management. Through an interprofessional curriculum, this online program builds expertise in population health, quantitative business analysis, strategic plan and leadership. You’ll develop the leadership skills you need to guide teams of nurses as they deliver valuable care. You will also establish the policy expertise required to make decisions about how nursing programs operate.

This nursing administration degree program is designed to advance your career and won’t ask you to put it on hold. This program includes three live sessions that will occur either virtually or on our campus. You’ll also spend a semester in Applied Practice, changing health outcomes or developing new administrative innovations.

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In addition to meeting general admission requirements, applicants must meet the following program-specific requirements:

This program is open only to learners who already hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing or for those who have completed the RN to MSN Bridge.

At the completion of the Master of Science in Nursing – Administration program, the graduate will:

  • Integrate knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to plan patient-centered care that promotes health and improves healthcare outcomes.
  • Apply leadership skills that foster ethical decision making, fiscal responsibility, and advocacy, interprofessional collaborative relationships and a systems perspective.
  • Use technology to enhance communication and support quality of care and strategic decision making processes in practice.
  • Apply patient-centered and culturally appropriate concepts to improve quality and safety, reduce health disparities, and improve health outcomes for diverse populations.
  • Model behaviors that demonstrate professionalism and community engagement of self and others, through clinical scholarship and application of evidence-based recommendations in practice.
  • Use evidence-based knowledge and appropriate professional standards to analyze, evaluate and influence outcomes and health care policy for individuals, populations or systems.
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

All program applicants must meet general admission requirements.

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Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

Courses in this program are
offered online only.

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Learn more about the PA College MSN Administration Program from our Admissions Department.


Master of Science in Nursing–Administration


The Master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Meet the Faculty

Cynthia Castaldi

Cynthia Castaldi, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

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Kari Cellini

Kari E. Cellini, PhD, MS, RN

Associate Professor

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Kristen Zulkosky

Kristen Zulkosky, PhD, RN, CNE

Director, Center for Excellence in Practice; Chair, Graduate Nursing

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Rita Wise

Rita Wise, DEd, MSN, RN

Program Director

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Susan Richwine

Susan Richwine, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CCRN-K

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

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