Dual Degree - Master of Nursing/Master of Business Administration
The MSN/MBA is a dual degree resulting in Master of Science in Nursing (with a major in Nursing Administration) and a Master of Business Administration. The 60-credit degree will include 30 credits from Nursing and 30 credits coming from Business. The MSN/MBA is designed to meet the worldwide need for principle centered nursing leaders with strong fiscal knowledge and skill. Written problem analysis is required throughout the program, as is the development of presentation skills.
The Nursing curriculum uses American Organization of Nurse Executive Competencies as a focus. A Portfolio is developed using these competencies as a framework. The Business courses focus on economics, accounting, and organizational development as well as significant leadership and management skills.
Graduates will be prepared to assume leadership/administrative roles within a variety of health care settings. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for certification by nursing administration credentialing bodies.