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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.

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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

MSN with MBA Option Admission

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.

Admission Requirements

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

The Husky Difference

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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.
Many top, global corporations only recruit from AACSB-accredited schools. Those grads are offered better, more competitive salaries.

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