Healthcare Leadership, M.S.N.

Requirements for Earning the M.S.N. Degree Include the Following

  1. Completion of an approved program of study;
  2. Completion of an applied research course, NURS 791 (3), or a thesis, NURS 799 (6);
  3. A GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses attempted for graduate credit and all courses numbered 700 and above;
  4. A GPA of a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses on the approved program of study;
  5. Passing a comprehensive assessment during the last semester of the program. 


Total program 30-33 credit hours

Course Title Credits
NURS 700Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing3
NURS 720Clinical Application of Population Analysis3
NURS 717Application of Basic Statistics for Nursing Practice & Service Management3
NURS 790Research Methods for Nursing3
NURS 791Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research3-6
or NURS 799 Thesis Preparation
NURS 734Conceptual Basis of Health Systems3
NURS 738Financing of Health Care3
NURS 740Facilitative Processes in Health Care Leadership3
NURS 741Coordinating Processes in Health Care Leadership 13
NURS 742Integrative Processes in Health Care Leadership 13
Total Credit Hours30-33

Indicates courses with practicum hours.