Nursing and Business Administration, MS/MBA

To earn the degree, you must complete twelve courses in nursing and twelve in business administration. The nursing curriculum integrates a two-semester practicum with the theory and knowledge base appropriate to advanced roles of the nurse manager; the business courses cover the full complement of functional courses delivered in four years of part-time study, although you can take up to seven years to complete the program. All courses are offered late in the day or evening at the Boston campus.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Business Administration Requirements

Business Theory Courses
ACCT 6272Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis2.25
ACCT 6273Identifying Strategic Implications in Accounting Data2.25
ENTR 6200Enterprise Growth and Innovation3
FINA 6200Value Creation through Financial Decision Making3
INTB 6200Managing the Global Enterprise3
MECN 6200Global Competition and Market Dominance3
MGSC 6200Information Analysis3
MGSC 6206Management of Service and Manufacturing Operations3
MKTG 6200Creating and Sustaining Customer Markets3
STRT 6200Strategic Decision Making in a Changing Environment3
Electives
Business Specialization I and Business Specialization II4

Nursing Requirements

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

Professional Core Courses
NRSG 5118Healthcare System and Professional Role Development3
NRSG 5121Epidemiology and Population Health3
Research Core Courses
NRSG 7105Translating Research Evidence into Practice3
NRSG 7110Evidence-Based Practice Research Application2
Administrative Theory Courses
NRSG 6301Human Resources and Operations3
NRSG 6302Health Policy and Law3
NRSG 6306Health Informatics3
NRSG 6344Healthcare Quality Improvement3
NRSG 6444Healthcare Systems and Quality Patient Care3
Administrative Practicum Courses
NRSG 6510Nursing Leadership Role Practicum 1 (112 Practicum Hours)3
NRSG 6520Nursing Leadership Role Practicum 2 (112 Practicum Hours)3
Total 224 practicum hours

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

64.5 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required