Develop leadership skills through engagement in evidence-based learning and interprofessional education and practice.
The OHSU School of nursing Master's degree programs focus on the development of critical thinking and judgment, understanding of health systems and economics, interdisciplinary care, and public health in:
-Outpatient and transitional care clinics
-Hospitals (critical care, medical surgical units, operating rooms, emergency departments)
Health Systems & Organizational Leadership (HSOL)
The online Health Systems and Organizational Leadership program prepares nurses for leadership roles in a variety of organizational settings from acute care, to long term care, community care, and beyond.
This online program is designed for the bachelor's-prepared nurse who is interested in pursuing a career in teaching nursing, either as a faculty member in a school of nursing or in staff development positions.
Advanced Nursing Practice
Earn a master's degree in two years with full-time enrollment; or for eligible programs, stay three years and exit with a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree. Already have an advanced practice master's degree in nursing? Earn a post-master's certificate for additional licensure or continue on for a DNP.
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Scholars for a Healthy Oregon:Designed for those going into the Master of Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia, Family NP, Midwifery, or Psychiatric Mental Health NP funding will be provide in exchange for your commitment to serve in a rural location upon graduation. Find out more about this program
Students in select programs who are committed to rural health & underserved populations or students in good academic standing may be eligible for a tuition promise or a scholarship. Learn more
As a nurse with a master's degree, you already are a practice leader. Now you can specialize your expertise to match your career goals. If teaching nurses is one of your career goals, learning about best practices in teaching, learning assessment, clinical teaching/simulation, and other aspects of the educational process will help you move into a teaching role. For those interested in assuming a leadership position, learning about health systems and organizations will prepare you to advance into a management position.
Our graduate Certificate Programs in either Nursing Education or Health Systems and Organizational Leadership are cost-effective, fully online programs that enhances the skills of practicing nurses so they can succeed in teaching or leadership roles.