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King University’s Master of Science in Nursing - Administration Degree Ranked among Top Online Programs in Nation

BRISTOL, Tenn., August 17, 2017 – The Best Master’s Degrees (TBMD) has ranked King University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Administration degree program among the top 30 online master’s programs in the nation.

“The School of Nursing is honored to receive this national ranking,” said Tracy Slemp, DNP, FNP-BC, dean of King’s School of Nursing. “We strive to provide a rigorous, quality, and affordable education to nurses who can lead our regions healthcare agencies. This ranking is proof King University is among the nation’s best at providing an affordable education within a Christian learning environment.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow by 17% through the year 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

King’s MSN Administration degree focuses on the application of specialized knowledge and skills in nursing administration to prepare the graduate to be successful in mid-level and upper-level management positions. Selected clinical, administrative, and research experiences provide the students with the opportunity to function as a nurse executive. Students also study concepts and theories related to financial and economic aspects of health care, health care policy, nursing delivery systems, resource management, human resources, program evaluation, and organizational leadership with an emphasis on the interpersonal and visionary attributes of the nurse leader.

The methodology utilized by The Best Masters Degrees included a review of 96 accredited colleges and universities listed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) College Navigator that offered online master’s in nurse administration or closely related degree programs. TBMD retained those institutions with national or regional rankings from major publications like Forbes magazine or U.S. News and World Report and listed the 30 most affordable. The most recent in-state graduate tuition rates were obtained from NCES College Navigator.

Visit for more information on King University’s Master of Science in Nursing – Administration degree program. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at King University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


The Best Master’s Degrees helps to explore the vast world of master’s degrees across a variety of disciplines. In addition to providing useful information about various types of master’s degrees available, TBMD editors also provide reviews and rankings to help narrow down the field when it comes to selecting which programs to pursue. Visit their website at

King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.