Nursing Administration, M.S.N.
The program’s curriculum is designed to prepare professional nurses to enter leadership roles and work within interdisciplinary teams to improve system and population health services in a variety of health care settings.
Graduates of the program may be eligible to sit for certification examination as a nurse manager or nurse executive.
At the conclusion of the program, the master’s graduate will be able to:
- Apply theoretical knowledge to the practice of advanced nursing roles.
- Utilize evidence to address population health problems.
- Demonstrate professionalism at the advanced nursing level in the clinical setting.
- Pursue quality, effectiveness, and innovation in shared leadership of interprofessional health teams.
Requirements for Earning the M.S.N. Degree Include the Following
- Completion of an approved program of study;
- Completion of an applied research course, NURS 791 (3), or a thesis, NURS 799 (6);
- A GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses attempted for graduate credit and all courses numbered 700 and above;
- A GPA of a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses on the approved program of study;
- Passing a comprehensive assessment during the last semester of the program.
Total program 30-33 credit hours
|NURS 700||Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing||3|
|NURS 720||Clinical Application of Population Analysis||3|
|NURS 717||Application of Basic Statistics for Nursing Practice & Service Management||3|
|NURS 790||Research Methods for Nursing||3|
|NURS 791||Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research||3-6|
|or NURS 799||Thesis Preparation|
|NURS 734||Conceptual Basis of Health Systems||3|
|NURS 738||Financing of Health Care||3|
|NURS 740||Facilitative Processes in Nursing Administration||3|
|NURS 741||Coordinating Processes in Nursing Administration 1||3|
|NURS 742||Integrative Processes in Nursing Administration 1||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30-33|
Indicates courses with practicum hours.