The Healthcare Administration MSN Program is designed to prepare leaders of administrative teams in hospitals, clinics, or other healthcare organizations, who will influence and implement institutional policies during periods of healthcare reform, restructuring, and changes affecting patient outcomes.


Students who completed another master’s degree cannot transfer any courses in to complete this master’s degree.

Core Course Requirements (6 credits)

These core courses are required for all MSN tracks:

  • NURS 6600 Intro to Adv. Nursing Philosophies, Theories, Roles and Issues (3 credits)
  • NURS 7701 Theory Development & Adv. Research (3 credits)

Advanced Nursing Courses (11 credits)

  • NURS 8002 Healthcare Delivery Systems and Public Policy (3 credits)
  • NURS 8008 Information Systems for Healthcare (3 credits)
  • NURS 8010 Health Quality Assessment and Outcomes (3 credits)
  • NURS 7718 Administrative Practicum (2 credits)

Public Health Courses (9 credits)

  • PUBH 6006 Social and Behavioral Determinants of Public Health (3 credits)
  • PUBH 6101 Public Health Leadership 101 (3 credits)
  • PUBH 7505 Interprofessional Education and Practice (3 credits)

MBA courses (7 credits, select from below)

  • MGMT 5400 Business and Society (1 credit)
  • MGMT 6400 Org Behavior and Leadership (3 credits)
  • MGMT 6607 Leading Strategic Change and Sustainability (3 credits)
  • DSCI 6400 Data Analytics and Science (3 credits)

Total credits: 33

Total immersion hours: 120

To apply for this program

Apply for graduate nursing programs either online or by completing the graduate application document (with instructions).

Contact Information
Gina Lugo (Administrative Coordinator)
(201) 692-2882