2024 Best Nursing Administration Master's Degree Schools
143Colleges in the United States
Ranked #21 in popularity, nursing administration is one of the most sought-after master's degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.
In 2024, College Factual analyzed 143 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Nursing Administration Master's Degree Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 8,411 master's degrees in nursing administration during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Choosing a Great Nursing Administration School for Your Master's Degree
The nursing administration master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
Quality Overall Is Important
A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to nursing administration students as compared to other majors.
Major Demand - The number of nursing administration students who choose to seek a master's degree at the school.
Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized nursing administration related body.
Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for nursing administration students working on their master's degree.
The nursing administration school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Nursing Administration Master's Degree Schools.
Featured Nursing Administration Programs
Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.
Best Schools for Master’s Students to Study Nursing Administration in the United States
The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a master's degree in nursing administration. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.
22 Top Schools for a Master's in Nursing Administration
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).