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Nursing, Nursing Leadership & Management, M.S.N. (Diploma/ADN to MSN)

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Nursing Leadership & Management (Diploma/ADN to MSN)

This program of study is designed to allow nurses who have completed a diploma or associate degree and are licensed as a registered nurse to supplement their college education with two foundational courses in the first term of study. In today’s healthcare environment nurse leaders, both executive and managerial, need a broad background in nursing and business concepts. Emphasis of this content is placed within the context of advanced nursing practice in healthcare. This program provides the student with the opportunity to identify and partner with a healthcare organization and nursing leader to participate in a clinical experience.

The capstone seminar, a service project, is designed to guide students in the integration of nursing and management theory with a practical application.

Program Outcomes

  • Designs processes to achieve quality, cost-effective and ethical health outcomes
  • Appreciates the complexity of human resource management in today’s healthcare
  • Evaluates quality and safety measures
  • Designs a plan of change using principles of servant leadership guided by Benedictine Values
  • Collaborates with others to improve the quality of professional nursing practice and healthcare policy
  • Utilizes evidence based practice for performance improvement
  • Possesses requisite knowledge to pursue doctoral education
  • Uses information technology to improve processes
  • Demonstrates effective principles of change while providing client centered care

Diploma/ADN to MSN: Nursing Leadership & Management Courses

Graduation Requirements or Transfer Course Equivalents

Major Requirements

Total: 43 Semester Credits

Program length: 2 academic years / 5 semesters / 80 weeks

Experiential Hours = 500

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