As of December 2015, the Marshall University Graduate Program in Nursing Administration ranked among the 30 most affordable nursing administration degree programs in the country by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees. Read the Press Release.
The MSN Nursing Administration (MSN-NA) area of emphasis is 100% online and requires 36 hours of credit.
The three components of the Master of Science in Nursing curriculum:
1. The core curriculum component is comprised of twelve (12) credit hours that focuses on knowledge and skills related to nursing and related theories, leadership, advanced nursing research, and issues.
2. The area of emphaisis component, which includes:
- The nursing administration component (18 credits) provides an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to administer/manage rural/underserved primary care agencies, home health care, and other health care agencies or units.
3. The elective component (6 credits) for the Nursing Administration area of emphasis allows students to choose one of four options: 1) thesis, 2) role development courses in teaching, or 3) elective courses related to the student’s area of interest, or 4) organizational dynamics or financial strategies in administration.
Graduates of the MSN-Nursing Administration area of emphasis are eligible to take the ANCC Certification Examination for Nursing Administration or Nursing Administration, Advanced depending on their experience and stage of professional development.
Plans of Study: Nursing Administration PDF
MSN Admission Requirements
Robin Walton, Ed.D.
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