Leadership and Management Track

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Overview

Nursing is rapidly evolving as a profession along with health care in general. Graduates of a master of science in nursing leadership and management program will find jobs in the following areas:

  • Unit managers in hospitals
  • Supervisors or directors in public health, long term care or other agencies
  • Specific roles in institution- such as safety, infection control or patient education
  • College level teaching in nursing at an associate or baccalaureate level. If at the baccalaureate level, you will need to consider a PhD or DNP in the future.

Curriculum (Full time)

Year one

Summer
NURS 501 Introduction, Sacred Covenant Conceptual Framework (1)
Fall
NURS 510 Historical, Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Nursing (3)
NURS 516 MBA 615 Application of Legal & Ethical Principles to Health Care (3)
Spring
NURS 515 MBA 615 Health Care Delivery System (3)
NURS 626 MBA 626 Managing in a Complex Environment (3)
Summer
NURS 503 PAX 503 Practice Skills for Conflict Transformation (3)
NURS 512 Knowledge Development: Epidemiology and Infomatics (3)

Year two

Fall
NURS 628/ MBA 628 Systems Approach to Organizational Behavior (3)
NURS 511 Translational Scholarship for Evidenced Based Practice (3)
Spring
NURS 620 Safety, Risk Reduction, and Quality Care (4)
NURS 629 Instructional Methodologies Nurse Leaders (2)
Summer
NURS 622 Nursing Administration Finance (2)
NURS 630 Leadership Project (4)
TOTAL CREDITS 37

Curriculum (Part Time)

Year One

Summer
NURS 501 Introduction, Sacred Covenant Conceptual Framework (1)
Fall
NURS 510 Historical, Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Nursing (3)
Spring
NURS 515 MBA 615 Health Care Delivery System (3)
Summer
NURS 503 PAX 503 Practice Skills for Conflict Transformation (3)

Year Two

Fall
NURS 516 MBA 615 Application of Legal & Ethical Principles to Health Care (3)
Spring
NURS 626 MBA 626 Managing in a Complex Environment (3)
Summer
NURS 512 Knowledge Development: Epidemiology and Infomatics (3)

Year Three

Fall
NURS 511 Translational Scholarship for Evidenced Based Practice (3)
Spring
NURS 620 Safety, Risk Reduction, and Quality Care (4)
Summer
NURS 622 Nursing Administration Finance (2)

Year Four

Fall
NURS 628/ MBA 628 Systems Approach to Organizational Behavior (3)
Spring
NURS 629 Instructional Methodologies Nurse Leaders (2)
Summer
NURS 630 Leadership Project (4)
TOTAL CREDITS 37