Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Leadership and Management

Health Sciences
> Nursing
North Atlanta
Graduate, Master's Degree

The nursing management major is a unique collaboration of the School of Nursing and The College of Business and Mass Communication and is designed to prepare the nurse to assume management roles in hospital settings. The curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration equipping the student with business and management knowledge and skills in the areas of finance, human resource management, organizational culture, project management and management of patient aggregates. The student will have advanced preparation in nursing theory and research and the implementation of an evidence based practice project designed to affect system changes and improve patient outcomes. The MSN program begins in Fall only. Applications must be submitted by June 1.

Students take two courses each semester over six semesters, including two summer semesters.

Nursing Core

  • MS 500 – Statistics for Teachers – or – NG 731 – Advanced Nursing Research
  • NG 701 – Theoretical Foundations
  • NG 707 – Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • HS 771 – Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NG 711 – Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
  • NG 760 – Principles and Practice of Nursing Leadership and Management I

Leadership and Management Major

  • PM 620 – Introduction to Project Management
  • HC 770 – Organizational Systems in Health Care
  • HC 780 – Financial Management in Health Care
  • NG 761 – Principles and Practice of Nursing Leadership and Management II
  • NG 762 – Evidence Based Practice I
  • NG 763 – Evidence Based Practice II
  • NG 764 – Nursing Leadership and Management Practicum

Admissions Documents Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), RN License, List of References, Resume, Personal Statement

Admissions GPA Requirements

3.0 from all college transcripts

Additional Admissions Requirements

BSN from accredited nursing program, nursing GPA of 3.0, undergraduate courses in physical assessment and research methods, minimum of one year of full-time work experience in nursing within the past five years, interview upon request

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