A master’s degree may not always be required, but you will very likely need to hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or be currently enrolled in a postgraduate program.Attaining a master’s degree best qualifies you to apply for the Nurse Executive Certification (NE-BC) and help you find the position you desire. Learn More About Our MSN Leadership & Administration ProgramExplore Now Other Questions How is the Herzing Business Program different from other schools? How does the Herzing online medical assisting program work? Are hospitals hiring nurses with associate degrees? Is a degree in business management worth it?