NLN Center of Excellence

Master’s in Nursing Administration

Become a driven leader with our MS in Nursing Administration.

Today’s nurses perform increasingly complex roles, requiring advanced knowledge, new skills and specialized capabilities. Building leaders in the industry, the MS in Nursing Administration prepares nurse leaders who can function in a variety of healthcare settings. The program incorporates contemporary management theory and application with courses that focus on the essential core competencies for nurse managers.

Some course work can be applied toward an MBA at Adelphi.

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Obtaining my Master’s degree in Nursing Administration at Adelphi University will not only help me gain knowledge in the field, it will also help me regain confidence in myself. Having dealt with many obstacles and still able to accomplish this goal is really an incredible feeling for me. – Mirriame Viaud '15, MS '19

How do I apply?

 In addition to a completed application for graduate admission and application fee, applicants must submit:

  • New York State RN license
  • Official transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and B or above in all science and nursing classes
  • Final transcript documenting bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Résumé
  • A 500-word, typed essay on your reasons for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation, from master’s prepared nurses or above only, with credentials included.

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