Nursing Administration Concentration

This concentration requires 37 semester hours. 495 clinical hours are included in coursework. Courses are offered asynchronously and synchronously online. All clinical practica are arranged in collaboration with the faculty and Graduate Program Clinical Coordinator. Locations of practica are determined by student interest area and geographical location.

Plan of Study

Semester I – Fall

  • NUR 620 – Law, Policy, and Economics of Healthcare (3 credits)
  • NUR 705 – Utilization of Research & Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)

Semester II – Spring

  • NUR 506 – Role of Nursing Administration in Quality and Safety (2 credits; 1 hour seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week) offered during Winter mini-semester
  • NUR 641 – Leadership and Management Essentials In Healthcare: Theories and Roles ( 4 credits, 3 hours seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 540 – Financial Management in Healthcare (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester III – Fall

  • NUR 642- Organizational Leadership and Management in Healthcare (4 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 6 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 614 – Information Technology in Nursing Administration (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester IV – Spring

  • NUR 606 – Advanced Quality and Safety (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/ week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 607 – Interprofessional Collaboration and Negotiation: Theories and Practice (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/ week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester V – Fall

  • NUR 606 – Advanced Quality and Safety (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/ week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  •  NUR 643a – Strategic Management of Health Care Organization (4 credits; 3 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 601 – Critique and Utilization of Research in Nursing (2 credits)

Semester VI – Spring

  • NUR 643b – Strategic Management of Health Care Organization II (3 credits; 1 hour seminar/week and 6 hours of clinical practicum/week)