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MSN - Leadership and Management Degree Guide

Job Area
  • Unit managers in hospitals
  • Supervisors or directors in public health, long term care, or other agencies
  • Specific roles in institution- such as safety, infection control, or patient education
  • College level teaching in nursing at an associate or baccalaureate level. (If at the baccalaureate level, you will need to consider a PhD in the future.)
Employer
  • Hospitals
  • Private Medical Practices
  • Government
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consulting Services 
  • Insurance Companies
Information/Strategies
Positions in Leadership and Management often involve supervision of a team. It’s important to focus on soft skills, such as effective communication, delegation, and listening skills to add to your supervision repertoire. Committee work and volunteer assignments can be excellent ways to gain these types of skills.

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Chart adapted from the Career Planning staff of Career Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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