Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Systems MS

School of Nursing

Program Description

The Master's program in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, educates the baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse to assume middle and upper level management positions in a variety of health care systems and settings. The curriculum articulates with the School of Public Health and Health Professions and the School of Management, to provide an interdisciplinary approach in addressing issues and challenges of continuous change and quality management, facing contemporary and future complex health care systems. Clinical practicum experiences are individually designed to provide students with opportunities to develop and apply evidence-based leadership concepts and techniques.

Program Contact

Nursing Department
3435 Main Street, Beck Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-2537
Fax: 716-829-2067

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 41 Hours


  • 1.5 to 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE
  • MAT

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.