Nursing and Health Care Leadership

Specialty Information

How It Works

The modified, distance accessible format works with your schedule. 

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) specialties have been designed and developed by experienced faculty with extensive knowledge of teaching and learning, and the school improvement process. The e-Learning program combines the best of traditional learning and makes it better by utilizing the advantages of the Internet. Vanderbilt University's Nursing and Health Care Leadership specialty will allow you to realize career-advancing opportunities while you continue working. This specialty is designed for busy professionals like you, to help you improve and expand your knowledge and competencies.

  • Flexibility - log in anytime, from any Internet connection. Post responses on the discussion board, receive feedback, and submit assignments, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Connection - gain individualized attention from faculty and develop close relationships with fellow learners as you interact with them, creating a vast network of professional contacts.
  • Interaction - post and respond to messages with fellow nurse leaders. Online learning puts you much closer to the thinking and experience of your instructors and classmates.
  • Timely Curriculum - course content is continually updated. Assignments incorporate the specific issues you deal with at work, allowing you to apply lessons from each course. 

Access to state-of-the-art Reference information and computer support - active enrollment provides students access to the entire Vanderbilt University online library system as well as an information technology service which offers voice, video, data, computing and conferencing services.