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.

You will also prepare for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Nurse Executive, Advanced certification (NEA-BC).
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The 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.

Time to Complete

8

Weeks per class

10

Total Classes

2

Years to Complete

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