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School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

  • The Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership (SNHL) prepares undergraduate and graduate students in nursing and/or healthcare administration for life-long learning, caring service, leadership, and global citizenship.

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  • Benefits an MSUM School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Degree
    School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership faculty advisors work with you to create your individual program plan so you can progress at your own pace. Complete one, two or three courses per term, depending on your schedule. Courses are offered summer, fall and spring.
    MSUM’s faculty are experienced with cutting-edge theories for adult education in the online learning environment and continually incorporate current online best practices. Courses are relevant and support real-world application for practicing RNs.
    Internships and clinical-related courses include exciting and important experiential learning components to strengthen your knowledge as a future healthcare leader.
    Receive generous transfer credit for your AA or AS degree, which saves you time and money! Check out to see what courses will transfer.
    Our School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership faculty hold a student-centered, adult education philosophy for online learners. They have strong history in practice, are specialty credentialed, and know and appreciate the base from where you begin.
    The baccalaureate degree in nursing, health services administration and the master's degree in nursing programs at MSUM are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, MN Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA) and North Dakota Long-Term Care Association. The Health Services Administration program is also a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
  • School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership News
    • Nursing professor guides development of MSUM’s new BS in nursing
      Carol Roth knew at the age of four she wanted to be a nurse. Today, her nursing practice spans 38 […]
    • MSUM Bachelor of Science in Nursing Approved by Minnesota Board of Nursing
    • MSUM graduate programs recognized in national ‘best online programs’ lists
      Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Healthcare Management programs were […]
    • It’s almost summer!
      Just kidding! But it's time to plan your Summer 2020 schedule now.
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Candace Haugtvedt
      Meet MSUM’s new Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, Dr. Candace Haugtvedt. Although the classes she […]
    • Proposed BS in Nursing Program: Recent Updates
      Please review the following updates for MSUM’s Proposed B.S. in Nursing: 1. Pre-Requisite Courses: Please see the attached pre-requisite semester […]
    • Proposed BS in Nursing Program Information Sessions
      Tuesday, Oct. 15 | Noon to 1 p.m. & 3 to 4 p.m. | CMU 205 Nursing faculty will hold […]
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Erica Evans
      Meet MSUM’s new associate professor in the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership, Erica Evans. Even though she teaches online […]
    • Study Abroad Ireland – May 2020
      Join Dr. Nancy Stock, Associate Professor in Nursing, on a nine-day study abroad trip to the Emerald Isle. This unique […]
    • Graduate Nursing program named to best online list
      MSU Moorhead’s graduate Nursing program was ranked No. 5 in a recent listing of best online graduate nursing programs in […]
    • Wiese selected to present at National Conference for Undergraduate Research
      Congratulations to Amy Wiese, who is currently completing her undergraduate program in Health Services Administration (HSAD) here at MSUM, for […]
    • Dr. Sillerud to speak on panel at Women of Influence conference
      Dr. Brandi Sillerud, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Associate Professor and MHA Graduate Coordinator in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership […]
    • Graduate programs included in 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings
    • MSUM online programs meet needs of students, community
    • Coffee with Anne
      During “Coffee with Anne” this month,  President Anne Blackhurst visited with some of our new employees and shared the rich […]
    • Graduate Nursing program reaccredited
      Full, 10-year CCNE reaccreditation
    • Rudel earns two QM Certifications for course design
      Dr. Rebecca Rudel, School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for two online courses: NURS 301 […]
    • Boldt, Santos research project accepted for presentation at NCUR
      Please join us in congratulating Justin Boldt and Tony Santos, students in Health Services Administration program (HSAD) in SNHL. Their […]
    • Good Samaritan Society AIT program information session
      Monday, Jan. 29 | 12-1:15 p.m. | Hagen 208 Interested in healthcare? Amazing opportunity available! Come learn about the Good Samaritan […]
    • Graduate programs included in U.S. News & World Report rankings
  • Careers & Outcomes
    The MSUM School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership students in each major develop the skills and abilities essential to support careers as leaders for healthcare.
    Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

    MSUM's School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership has an interdisciplinary approach in programming. School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership students tackle real-world problems from a variety of viewpoints.

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  • Health Services Administration
    Grow into executive and leadership roles
    Samantha Kundinger, Health Services Administration
    Preparing you for life-long learning, caring service, leadership, and global citizenship
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