Graduate Programs

Dual Master's Degrees

MSN -- Clinical Nurse Leader Program

The clinical nurse leader role is a national initiative developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in 2004 to address fragmentation in health care delivery. For more information about the Clinical Nurse Leader role please visit the AACN website. For additional information regarding our program, please visit the Clinical Leadership Online Program web page.


Margaret Reneau, Ph.D., RN
Saint Xavier University, School of Nursing
Online MSN Program Director
Direct Line: 904-826-3523 (eastern time -- ring x10)
Email: reneau@sxu.edu

Business Course Descriptions

Nursing Course Descriptions

MBA/MACS Program

The MBA/MACS is designed to meet the needs of those individuals aspiring to move into a management level position in Internet information systems.

MACS Core (36 Credit Hours)

ACSG 500 Current and Future Trends of the Internet (4.5)
ACSG 505 Project Management for Information Technology (4.5)
ACSG 520 TCP/IP Architecture and Protocols (4.5)
ACSG 525 Data Communications and Wireless Networking (4.5)
ACSG 540 Programming Languages for the Web (4.5)
ACSG 545 Software Engineering (4.5)
ACSG 552 Advanced Database Topics (4.5)
ACSG 555 Open Source Software (4.5)
ACSG 561 Systems Analysis and Design (4.5)
ACSG 565 Usability and Design (4.5)
ACSG 570 Computer Systems Security (4.5)
ACSG 575 Information Ethics (4.5)
ACSG 591 Special Topics (4.5)
ACSG 592  Independent Study (0.5-4.5)
ACSG 593 Directed Study (0.5-4.5)
ACSG 594 Internship (TBA)
ACSG 597 Graduate Seminar Proposal (0)
ACSG 598 Graduate Research Seminar (4.5)

MBA CORE (24 Credit Hours)

MGMT 500 Management Theory and Application (3)
MGMT 510 Managerial Economics (3)
ACCT 520 Managerial Accounting (3)
FINC 521 Managerial Finance (3)
MKTG 560 Marketing Management (3)
MGMT 570 Government, Business and Society (3)
MGMT 580 The Global Environment of Business (3)
MGMT 590 Strategic Management and Policy  (3)

Graduation Requirement (0 Credit Hours)

ACSG 596  E-Portfolio Presentation

Note: Those students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business administration must complete six foundation courses. These courses are taught in 1 credit hour modules entitled: Accounting Foundations, Economic Principles, Financial Principles, Management Foundations, Marketing Foundations and Statistical Foundations. Foundation modules may be waived based on prior coursework.

MBA/MACS Program Contacts

Donald Fricker 
Associate Professor and Program Director, Computer Science 
Phone: 773-298-3393 
Email: fricker@sxu.edu 

Deb Rapacz
Executive Director, GSM Graduate Programs 
Phone: 773-298-3664 
Email: rapacz@sxu.edu

Computer Science Course Descriptions

Nursing Course Descriptions

MSN-Executive Nurse Leader (Nursing Administration) Program

There is an urgent need for nurse executives who can promote the growth of the profession as well as work to improve the quality and safety of patient care. For more information about our MSN-Executive Leader (Nursing Administration) program, please visit the Nursing Administration website.

MSN-Executive Nurse Leader (Nursing Administration) Contact

Margaret Reneau, Ph.D., RN
Saint Xavier University, School of Nursing
Online MSN Program Director
Direct Line: 904-826-3523 (eastern time-ring x 10)
Email: reneau@sxu.edu