Aug 09, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration


 

Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration Emphasis

The Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration emphasis prepares nurses to serve in leadership and administrative roles within health care settings. The curriculum uses diverse leadership and organizational theories as a foundation, and is designed to provide the participant with advanced problem-solving skills to address issues in modern healthcare. Focus will be on new models of leadership, strategic planning, program development and management, financial management, evidence based healthcare delivery and change project design and implementation. 

The Student Learning Outcomes of the Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration Emphasis at the College of Nursing provide additional support for the program content.  Graduates with a Master of Science in Nursing degree, Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration Emphasis, from the College of Nursing will: 

  1. Synthesize interdisciplinary research.
  2. Evaluate a broad range of change, leadership, teaching and management strategies for influencing health policy, improving nursing practice and health care systems.
  3. Analyze the ethical, legal, financial, social, political and spiritual issues impacting diverse client populations, health care, nursing practice and education, with an emphasis on identifying and implementing strategies for enhancement or resolution.
  4. Synthesize interdisciplinary theoretical foundations.
  5. Apply knowledge, concepts, strategies, and evidence-based research findings to promote health, prevent disease, enhance the quality of health care and improve the environment in which health care is provided.
  6. Synthesize interdisciplinary knowledge to facilitate application in an MSN graduate nursing role.
  7. Function effectively in an MSN graduate nursing role through collaboration and communication within the healthcare environment to establish a climate that fosters the development of others and facilitates a commitment to excellence in nursing and lifelong learning.
  8. Demonstrate general MSN and role specific competencies.

Program of Study:

Suggested Sequence: MSN with emphasis in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Administration


Maymester- Credit hours: 2


Semester III - Credit Hours: 3


Semester V - Credit Hours: 11


Total: 39 Credit Hours