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 Are physical therapist assistants in high demand? Healthcare administration vs. health sciences: what’s the difference? How can I feel connected to Herzing University when I am taking all my classes online? How much does an RN make in Wisconsin?