Description of Program
The Nursing Management Leadership (NML) option is a 33 credit hour program that prepares the baccalaureate professional nurse for a variety of nursing leadership management positions. Graduate students who choose the Nursing Management Leadership option will be prepared to assume leadership and management roles in an integrated healthcare system and to develop, implement, and evaluate programs for targeted populations in a variety of settings. This program option is designed to enable the graduate to envision a broadened career perspective, and encourages and enhances focused research and development efforts related to nursing leadership. This option provides broad administrative, leadership and management clinical learning experiences that emphasize depth and breadth in applying new knowledge as a healthcare leader.
The Master’s prepared nurse in administrative role:
- Employs management skills that facilitate collaborative relationships
- Selects and uses advanced analytic, problem solving, and communication skills
- Uses information and collaborates with community partners
- Advocates for consumers and community partners
- Embraces change and manages it effectively.
Upon completion of this Master of Science in Nursing degree, the graduate may qualify for the Advanced Nurse Executive certification exam.
|516||Advances in Nursing Leadership||3|
|544||Development and Evaluation of Programs in Health Care||3|
|552||Finance and Healthcare Management||3|
|553||Health Policy, Law, & Regulation||3|
|554||Human Resource Management||3|
|558||Managed Care and Integrated Delivery System||3|
|614||Management Practicum with Capstone Project (may be taken over 2 semesters) (384 practicum hours)||6|
|Practicum hours are calculated as 1 credit hour = 4 clock hours|
|Total Semester hours||33|
|Total practicum hours||384|