program-type: Graduate

Nursing/Business (MSN/MBA)

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Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree

Combine your nursing leadership with a working knowledge of business and managerial skills to offer expertise within a wide range of healthcare settings.

You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of advanced nursing practice and critical- thinking skills needed to solve problems, identify opportunities and make dependable decisions within healthcare settings using business concepts.

Curriculum

What You’ll Learn

The 63-hour dual MSN/MBA degree program is designed for nurse professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of advanced nursing practice and the critical thinking skills needed to solve problems, identify opportunities and make dependable decisions within health settings using the business concepts embodied in the disciplines of finance, economics, operations, marketing and management.

Additional information, including specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

Available Programs

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration Dual Degree

If a person has already completed the MBA degree and wants an MSN/MBA degree he/she must complete the fifteen hours of the MSN core, six hours of the Nursing Administration Concentration and twelve hours of the Capstone Experience.

If a person has an MSN degree in Nursing Administration and wants an MSN/MBA degree, he/she must complete thirty hours of the MBA core courses, in addition to the three hours of MBA courses already completed within the MSN program.

Outcomes

What You’ll Do

In the dual MSN/MBA program, you will achieve the learning outcomes for each of the degree programs.

In the MSN program, you will learn to:

  • Integrate scientific evidence from nursing, education, and business disciplines for improvement of health outcomes across diverse settings.
  • Demonstrate organizational and systems leadership to promote high quality and safe patient care that emphasizes ethical decision making and effective collaborative partnerships.
  • Apply the methods, performance measures, and standards that promote high quality and safe patient care
  • Plan, deliver, evaluate, and manage evidence-based, client-centered, and culturally appropriate health care to individuals, families and populations

In the MBA program, you will learn to:

  • Adapt yourself in advanced professional career positions in business, government, and other areas of human endeavor where organizational, managerial, and analytical skills in business administration are vital for success;
  • Acquire new advanced managerial skills in business administration that require advanced knowledge of computerized technology applications in business; and
  • Respond to complex changes in business administration in a dynamic, global marketplace and demonstrate high Christian ethical standards in their place of work.

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