Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Leadership and Management

Health Sciences
> Nursing
North Atlanta
Graduate, Master's Degree

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Our application deadline is just around the corner, contact us today at to secure your spot. Our admissions are based on a first come, first served basis.

This degree, designed to prepare nurses to assume management roles, offers a unique partnership between the School of Nursing and College of Business and Mass Communication. The program focuses on interdisciplinary collaboration and equips students with business and management knowledge and skills in finance, human resource management, project management, organizational culture and management of patient aggregates.


Two courses each semester for seven semesters (year-round)
North Atlanta
Class type

Student Opportunities 

  • Learn how to become a nurse manager or executive
  • Take on a flexible schedule with only two courses per semester 
  • Gain advanced preparation in nursing theory and research
  • Implement an evidence-based practice project designed to affect system changes and improve patient outcomes

Coursework Overview

Visit the Brenau Catalog to view the coursework.


Upon completion of the MSN Nursing and Leadership Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Lead nursing in a collaborative health care environment
  • Utilize scholarly communication
  • Apply evidence-based decision making
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the global community

How to Apply

Step 1: Review admissions criteria

  • Make sure you meet all the admission requirements listed above.

Step 2: Submit the following to the Brenau Office of Admissions at

  • Fill out our electronic application, which you can find at
  • Two professional references
  • Resume and personal statement
  • Current RN license
  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions 

Questions about the application process?

Contact Jennifer Benning, admissions counselor, at 770-534-6207 or

Not sure if you qualify? Apply anyway.

Everyone is evaluated on all admission criteria. However, we may consider those who don’t meet all the requirements, but display talent and experience suitable for admission. If you’re hesitant about your credentials, we encourage you to give it a shot anyway. You may end up being a perfect fit. Contact us today at

Admissions Documents Requirements

  • All official college transcripts 
  • Current RN license 
  • List of references 
  • Resume and personal statement

Admissions GPA Requirements

  • 3.0 minimum GPA from all college transcripts
  • BSN from accredited nursing program 
  • 3.0 minimum nursing GPA

Additional Admissions Requirements

  • Taken undergraduate courses in physical assessment and research methods
  • Minimum of one year of full-time work experience in nursing within the past five years
  • Interview upon request 
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