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MSN - Nursing Administration (must have an MBA)

This MSN degree track is designed for registered nurses who already have an MBA and who wish to earn a master's of science degree in nursing administration. This track prepares the graduate student for leadership positions in a health care delivery system in all types of nursing and health care practices. The curriculum focuses on the discipline of nursing and health care. Registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree in a field outside of nursing and an MBA must complete the RN to MSN Bridge program before applying to this MSN track.

This track requires 250 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are NUR 645 and NUR 646.

Core Courses
NUR 604 Research and Theory I
NUR 605 Research and Theory II
NUR 607 Advance Practice Nursing and Administration in Health Care Delivery Systems
NUR 608 Population-Based Care and Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Core Courses
Nine credits transferred from the previous MBA
NUR 512 Introduction to Nursing Informatics
NUR 565 Safety Strategies
NUR 635 Health Policy and Program Planning & Evaluation

Nursing Administration Track Courses
NUR 640 Nursing Management/Administration
NUR 645 Field Study in Nursing Management/Administration I
NUR 646 Field Study in Nursing Management/Administration II

Course Credits - Nursing Administration
Course Number Credits Track
NUR 604 3 Credits Core
NUR 605 3 Credits Core
NUR 607 3 Credits Core
NUR 608 3 Credits Core
MBA 9 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 512 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 565 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 635 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 640 3 Credits NA Track
NUR 645 4 Credits NA Track
NUR 646 4 Credits NA Track

Total 41 Credits

For course descriptions, please go to "Section 2" of the online graduate catalog.

Czekanski, Kathleen, PhD, RN, CNE
Graduate Nursing Program
La Salle University
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