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Nurse managers and administrators play a vital role in the economic and administrative viability of healthcare organizations. They are directly involved with the implementation of new technologies and clinical interventions. They also play major roles in regulatory, legislative, and public policy in order to promote and preserve healthy communities.
What You'll Learn
In our RN to MSN degree completion program, you’ll learn the essential concepts of financial management in healthcare: budgeting, staffing, forecasting, and marketing. You’ll learn how each of these factors impact patient care. You will develop an understanding of how to manage resources, develop plans and analyze human resources in the nursing field. You will gain a thorough understanding of nurse licensing, laws, and regulations at both the state and federal levels.
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.
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 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).
Nurses who earn their MSN degree who specialize in Leadership in Healthcare Systems are ready to take on higher-level administrative positions such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Nurse Director, Nurse Manager, Head of Nursing, and Nursing Service Administrator in major healthcare organizations.
Time to Complete
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Years to Complete
Get your BSN on your way to MSN
For nurses who are seeking their BSN degree and then wish to continue their education to obtain their MSN degree, the RN to BSN to MSN track gives students the opportunity to obtain their MSN Degree without interruption. This track gives students who are obtaining their BSN degree the opportunity to continue directly on to their MSN Degree without interruption.
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