The demand for skilled healthcare managers is expected to increase by 22% by 2018.* This growth will be significantly faster than the national average for all occupations. The demand in employment will be due to advancements in healthcare technology, the broadening of healthcare services, and a rising elderly population.

According to Glassdoor.com, Indeed.com, and Salary.com, the salary range for a nurse manager is from $72,000 to $115,000 and can go higher based on experience.

If you have the right experience and training, Walden’s MSN program with a specialization in Leadership and Management can help position you for roles such as:

  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Director of Nursing
  • Head Nurse
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Manager Nursing Policy Manager
  • Manager of Health Policy Risk Manager

Learn more about top industry sectors, most in-demand job skills and top job titles for MSN grads.

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (viewed online August 9, 2013). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Health Career Web, Nursing Management Jobs, on the Internet at www.healthcareerweb.com/nursing/Nursing_management_jobs (viewed online August 9, 2013). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Testimonials

Alvin Mena Centaro

Alvin Mena Cantero

MSN Graduate
I have the unconditional support of family and friends, some of whom applied to Walden after hearing about my experience.
I find that when I educate, whether in a formal or informal environment, I learn from my students as much as they learn from me.
I chose Walden because of its faculty commitment to students and its commitmentto social change. I want to master the tools I need to better myself and the community in which I serve.
Allison Souza MSN Graduate / DNP Student
Allison Souza
Lynn Sayre Visser MSN Graduate
Lynn Sayre Visser
Cynthia Hickman MSN / PhD in Health Services Graduate
Cynthia Hickman

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org). Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

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