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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 BS and MS
|NSG 400||THEORETICAL COMPONENTS OF NURSING||4|
|NSG 401||NURSING RESEARCH I||4|
|NSG 431||HEALTH PROMOTION FOR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES||4|
|NSG 446||ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN NURSING||4|
|NSG 464||HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE||6|
|NSG 554||INFORMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS||4|
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 MS, students must apply for degree conferral of the BS.
|NSG 429||PATHOPHYSIOLOGY & APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY||4|
|NSG 481||BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY||4|
|NSG 598||GRADUATE RESEARCH SYNTHESIS||4|
Track Requirements (4 core and 1 elective)
|NSG 561||EVIDENCE BASED MANAGEMENT 1||3|
|NSG 564||ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES 1||3|
|NSG 566||CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 1||3|
|NSG 596||CAPSTONE IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION||4|
|NSG 565||STRATEGIC PLANNING AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTHCARE 1||3|
|NSG 567||HEALTHCARE POLICY AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS 1||3|
This course is offered through a consortium agreement with Rosalind Franklin University and follows the Rosalind Franklin calendar.