Master of Science in Nursing/Business Administration - MSN/MBA Dual Degree Program
Degree Requirements for the MSN/MBA
The dual degree Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration program prepares professional nurses for leadership roles in nursing administration, providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage healthcare organizations in dynamic environments. Graduate study in nursing requires the acquisition and systematic application of knowledge and skills in nursing practice, evidence based practice, and nursing role. Advance critical thinking skills in nursing are enhanced through the study of theory and research. Graduate study in business offers an integrated curriculum that blends theoretical concepts with practical applications.
A student will be awarded a Master of Science in Nursing/Business Administration degree upon completion of this program.
• Assume advanced leadership roles in a variety of health care settings, applying leadership roles in a variety of health care settings, applying leadership skills to work effectively with individuals and teams in organizational situations.
• Exemplify ethical, legal, and professional standards for advanced nursing practice.
• Integrate advanced knowledge of nursing and related disciplines in the role of administrator.
• Analyze business operations and processes.
• Analyze changes in the organization’s environment to develop strategies that respond to emerging opportunities and threats.
• Apply cross-functional approaches to organizational issues.
• Participate in research and other scholarly activities to expand nursing knowledge.
• Work effectively in interdisciplinary relationships or partnerships to promote, maintain and restore the health of clients; improve health care delivery systems; and shape heath policy.
The following courses are required for attaining the Master of Science in Nursing Degree.
Priority deadlines admissions:
Fall – July 15th (The application process for NursingCAS will open June 1st.)
Spring – October 1st
The MSN program in Nurse Administration, Nurse Education, and Family Nurse Practitioner has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The masters program has received full accreditation as a new school from the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) until 2014.
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