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MSN - Nursing Service 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 service 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 in NUR 645 and NUR 646.

Core Courses
NUR 604 Research for Evidence-Based Practice I
NUR 605 Research for Evidence-Based Practice II
NUR 607 Advanced Nursing Roles in Health Care
NUR 608 Advanced Nursing Practice for Population-Based Care

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 Service 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 Service 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 (transferred from previous MBA)
NUR 512 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 565 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 635 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 640 3 Credits NSA Track
NUR 645 4 Credits NSA Track
NUR 646 4 Credits NSA Track

Total 41 Credits

For a complete list of MSN Course Descriptions, please go to the Online Graduate Catalog.

For general program information, admission requirements or application status, please contact the MSN Graduate Admission Counselor, Michelle Conaboy at

For advising, clinical or course-specific information, or registration, please contact the MSN office at

Patricia M. Dillon

Patricia M. Dillon, Ph.D., R.N.

Graduate Nursing, and RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1322
Fax: 215.951.1896

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