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Nursing Administration (MSN/MBA)

Our 100% online, dual-degree Nursing Administration MSN/MBA program prepares you for a direct role in impacting the delivery of health care for specific populations. Social, ethical and political actions are emphasized to initiate and affect change regarding the development of health care policy.

Degrees & Offerings
  • MSN
  • MBA
Format Option(s)
  • Online
Department
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MSN in Nurse Administration
Program Details

Our Master of Science in Nurse Administration is offered 100% online.

 

Our Master of Science in Nurse Administration program is designed to prepare nurses to assume a leadership role in nursing administration. Through the development of competence in the multifaceted role as a nurse administrator, students engage in responsible decision-making, innovative problem solving and development of leadership style designed to be effective in managing an organization. The program emphasizes the acquisition of essential management skills, including:

  • Organizational assessment
  • Budget and accounting
  • Principles of management
  • Information systems
  • Ethical behavior in organizations

 

I. Core Courses (12 credits) Date Taken

  • Nursing 501 Theoretical Basis for Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 502 Epidemiology: Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 503 Bases of Research for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 520 Community Assessment and Planning (3 cr)

II. Clinical Sequence (12 credits)

  • Nursing 513 Management and Organizational Behavior in Nursing Administration (6 cr)  
  • Nursing 533 Organizational Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Delivery Systems (6 cr)  

III. Business Courses (18 cr)

  • MGMT 560 Operations and Supply Chain Management (3 cr)  
  • ACCT 511 Financial and Managerial Accounting (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 582 Human Resource Skills for Managers (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 567 Managing People in Organizations (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 580 Managerial Decision Making (3 cr)  
  • ITM 590 Strategic Information and Technology Management (3 cr)  

 MSN in Nursing Administration Courses (PDF)

 MSN in Nursing Administration Course sequence (PDF)

 

The MSN in Nursing Administration has a MBA option for a dual degree. Upon graduation an MBA is earned. Our MBA program is  AACSB accredited — the gold standard for MBA programs. It's the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs.

 

I. Core Courses (12 credits) Date Taken

  • Nursing 501 Theoretical Basis for Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 502 Epidemiology: Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 503 Bases of Research for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)  
  • Nursing 520 Community Assessment and Planning (3 cr)

II. Clinical Sequence (12 credits - serves as elective credits for the MBA)

  • Nursing 513 Management and Organizational Behavior in Nursing Administration (6 cr)  
  • Nursing 533 Organizational Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Delivery Systems (6 cr)  

III. Business Courses (18 cr)

  • MGMT 560 Operations and Supply Chain Management (3 cr)  
  • ACCT 511 Financial and Managerial Accounting (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 582 Human Resource Skills for Managers (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 567 Managing People in Organizations (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 580 Managerial Decision Making (3 cr)  
  • ITM 590 Strategic Information and Technology Management (3 cr)  

MBA Portion of the MBA/MSN Program (15 cr)

  • MGMT 515 Principled Leadership, Ethics and Professional Development (3cr)  
  • MGMT 576 Global Business (3 cr)  
  • FIN 535 Financial Management (3 cr)  
  • MKTG 551 Marketing Management (3 cr)  
  • MGMT 581 Strategic Management (3 cr)

 MSN in Nursing Administration/MBA Program Courses (PDF)

 MSN in Nursing Administration Course sequence (PDF) 

 

 

Completed application packets consist of the following information (all application materials should be mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions, 161 Arts & Administration Building, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or electronically to gradadmissions@bloomu.edu).

  • Graduate school application and fee
  • Rolling admission
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  • Copy of current, unencumbered Pennsylvania professional nursing license
  • Resume which includes description of professional nursing and clinical experience
  • Typed career goals
  • Three completed recommendation forms

 

 

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The master's degree program in nursing at Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K St. NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
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Our nursing program is ranked 6th of 76 schools in Pennsylvania according to RNCareers.org. In addition, we’re ranked 67th in the Mid-Atlantic region by NursingSchoolAlmanac.com.
 AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities not found at other schools.
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Many top, global corporations only recruit from AACSB-accredited schools. Those grads are offered better, more competitive salaries.

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