The Nursing Administration track is designed to prepare a manager and leader in nursing and healthcare with advanced knowledge and applicable skills in communication and relationship building, healthcare environment, leadership, professionalism, and business management. The graduate will be able to pursue national certification as a nurse executive and a career in nursing administration. Contained within the coursework for the MS degree are four interprofessional health administration courses taught by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science which confers a graduate certificate in health administration. The degree program culminates in a capstone experience in nursing administration including a 105-hour practicum.
Courses Counting Toward BSN and MSN
|THEORETICAL COMPONENTS OF NURSING
|NURSING RESEARCH I
|HEALTH PROMOTION FOR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
|ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN NURSING
|HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE
|INFORMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
The non-nursing baccalaureate ADN student does not need to complete the BS in nursing but takes three undergraduate bridge courses (NSG 330, NSG 376, and NSG 377) to meet AACN Essentials of the Baccalaureate prepared Nurse before progressing to the graduate degree portion of the program. The BSN prepared nurse immediately begins in the graduate portion of the program.
Where applicable, students must also complete the Baccalaureate requirements, including any Liberal Studies requirements not already met.
In anticipation of earning the MSN, students must apply for degree conferral of the BSN.
|PATHOPHYSIOLOGY & APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY
|BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
|GRADUATE RESEARCH SYNTHESIS
Track Requirements (4 core and 1 elective)
|EVIDENCE BASED MANAGEMENT 1
|ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES 1
|CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 1
|CAPSTONE IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION
|STRATEGIC PLANNING AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTHCARE 1
|HEALTHCARE POLICY AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS 1
This course is offered through a consortium agreement with Rosalind Franklin University and follows the Rosalind Franklin calendar.