MSN in Leadership and Healthcare Systems

Become a manager and leader of nursing teams in healthcare organizations.

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Overview

Nurse managers and administrators are key to the economic and administrative viability of healthcare organizations. They work to implement new technologies and conduct clinical interventions that directly affect patient outcomes. They also play major roles in promoting and preserving healthy communities by shaping regulatory, legislative and public policy.

What You'll Learn

Our MSN program, with 100% online classrooms, teaches you the essential concepts of financial management in healthcare and patient care, including budgeting, staffing, forecasting and marketing. You will learn how to manage organizational resources, develop plans and analyze human resources (including hiring, firing, compensation and negotiation) in healthcare. You will cultivate a thorough understanding of licensing, laws, and regulations for nurses at both the state and federal level.

Those who elect to complete this ten course program, with four leadership and healthcare systems specialization concentrated courses, will experience a focused curriculum and practicum that are aligned with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) certification for nurse leaders. Students will be poised academically to pursue professional certification and employment options in nursing leadership.
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Accreditation

Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The Keigwin School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Careers

Nurses who have earned an MSN: Leadership in Healthcare Systems are primed to take on important administrative positions such as Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Nurse Director, Head of Nursing, Nursing Service Administrator and Nurse Manager in major healthcare organizations.

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Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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