Nursing Administration

The Master of Science in Nursing Administration Program is designed to prepare leaders of administrative teams in hospitals, clinics or other healthcare organizations who will influence and implement institutional policies during this period of healthcare reform, restructuring and changes affecting patient outcomes.

Course Plan: Required Courses

Nursing Core: 8 credits

  • 3 credits, NURS6600     Intro. to Adv. Nursing Philosophies, Theories, Roles & Issues 3 credits,
  • 3 credits, NURS7701     Theory Development and Advanced Research
  • 2 credits, NURS7752     Master’s Project

Advanced Nursing Courses: 10 credits

  • 3 credits, NURS7771     Nursing Seminar Roles and Issues
  • 4 credits, NURS7718     Administrative Practicum
  • 3 credits, NURS8002     Health Policy and Politics

Nursing Information Systems Courses: 6 credits

  • 3 credits, NURS6640     Nursing Information Systems & Applications
  • 3 credits, NURS7741     Project Management

MBA Courses: choose 6 credits

  • 2 credits, MGMT5012     Foundations of Management
  • 2 credits, MGMT6012     Org Behavior and Leadership (Prereq: MGMT5012)
  • 2 credits, MKTG5012     Principles of Marketing
  • 2 credits, ENTR6012     Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Free Elective: 3 credits

Total Credits: 33

Students who completed another Master's degree cannot transfer any courses in to complete this Master's degree.