Nursing Administration, MS

The graduate program in nursing administration seeks to prepare students for traditional management/administrative careers and emerging leadership roles in quality and safety and health informatics in contemporary healthcare delivery settings. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in complex systems, organizational theory, quality improvement, finance and business, and leadership practice.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements 

A grade of B or higher is required in all course work.

Professional
NRSG 5118Healthcare System and Professional Role Development3
NRSG 5121Epidemiology and Population Health3
Research
NRSG 7105Translating Research Evidence into Practice3
NRSG 7110Evidence-Based Practice Research Application2
Administration
NRSG 6300Healthcare Finance and Marketing3
NRSG 6302Health Policy and Law3
NRSG 6306Health Informatics3
NRSG 6344Healthcare Quality Improvement3
NRSG 6444Healthcare Systems and Quality Patient Care3
Practicum
NRSG 6510Nursing Leadership Role Practicum 13
NRSG 6520Nursing Leadership Role Practicum 23

Electives

Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
Human Resources and Operations
Operational Informatics in Healthcare Organizations
Database Design, Access, Modeling, and Security

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

38 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required