Nursing Administration Concentration

This concentration requires 37 semester hours. 504 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 705 – Utilization of Research & Evidence Based Practice (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 614 – Information Technology in Nursing Administration (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester II – Spring

  • 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 – Summer

  • NUR 620 – Law, Policy, and Economics of Healthcare (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)

Semester IV – Fall

  • NUR 644- Organizational Leadership and Management (4 credits; 3 hours seminar/week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 609 – The Role of Nurse Leaders in Advanced Quality and Safety (4 credits; 2 hours seminar/ week and 6 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester V – Spring

  • NUR 607 – Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Negotiation (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/ week and 3 hours of clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 601 – Critique and Utilization of Research in Nursing Administration (2 credits; 2 hours seminar/week)

Semester VI – Fall

  • NUR 645 – Strategic Management of Health Care Organization (4 credits; 2 hour seminar/week and 6 hours of clinical practicum/week)

Semester VII – Spring

  • NUR 646 – Nursing Administration Practicum (4 credits; 1 hour seminar/week and 9 hours of clinical practicum/week)