Leadership and Management Track

The Leadership and Management track of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program from MSOE, with its unique blend of nursing and business concepts, will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively in the health care environment. MSOE’s MSN program is based on the fact that nurses at mid-management, executive levels and nurse entrepreneurs must have the capacity to manage financial resources, manage human capital, analyze large data sets, understand complex organizational systems, and ensure quality and safety, all through the lens of nursing practice. The curriculum in the MSN program meets this need by blending the expertise of the faculty of the School of Nursing and the Rader School of Business with the student’s knowledge and experience. 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track

The MSN PMHNP program has been developed in collaboration with Rogers Behavioral Health. It is designed for the working RN, with classes held on consistent days of the week, and in afternoon and evening hours. With the use of technology, simulation, innovation, and direct care, the program will provide the knowledge and skills for practice in a variety of settings including inpatient facilities, community clinics, independent practice and telehealth.

Direct Entry MSN

The Direct Entry MSN is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree in another field but are ready for a career change. After completing requirements for earning a B.S. in Nursing, students will seamlessly progress into MSN courses in either the Leadership/Management or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track. 

The Direct Entry MSN program has one intake: fall. When students enroll in the fall, they have the advantage of simultaneously being accepted to the accelerated BSN and MSN program of their choice, and begin taking MSN courses within the accelerated BSN program.

When applying for this program on our website, please apply as a Transfer student. When you apply as a transfer student you will be able to choose Nursing (Direct Entry MSN).For financial purposes, students will enter this program at the undergraduate level.

Curriculum Format

Blended Internet Delivery

Blended courses meet synchronously and asynchronously throughout the quarter. (dates will be indicated in the course schedule). Students may elect to attend synchronous sessions on campus or in a virtual medium. In addition, NU6220 Advanced Health Assessment and NU7220 APRN Psychiatric Mental Health 3: Care of Families and Groups will each have a 3-day immersion, which will require travel and attendance of activities on campus; students will be informed of the dates at the time the schedule is posted


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Milwaukee School of Engineering are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org) and have full approval of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (http://dsps.wi.gov)

M.S. in Nursing – Leadership and Management Track Program Details

Read more about MSOE's M.S. in Nursing – Leadership and Management Track graduate degree.

M.S. in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track Program Details

Read more about MSOE's M.S. in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track graduate degree.

Direct Entry MSN–Leadership and Management

Read more about MSOE's Direct Entry MSN–Leadership and Management graduate degree.

Direct Entry MSN–Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Read more about MSOE's Direct Entry MSN–PMHNP graduate degree.

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