Dual Master's Degree
The Graham School of Management offers an option to gain an additional degree alongside of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Within this program, students will be able to complete their degrees in a shortened amount of time.
The dual Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Business Administration program is designed for nurses who would like to enhance their business management skills. The program is available with all three nursing tracks:
Clinical Leadership - Clinical leaders are prepare to practice in clinical leadership roles in settings throughout the health care delivery system. Note that the MSN courses in this track are only available online.
Executive Leadership - Executive leaders are prepared to practice in roles such as nurse managers, directors and other leadership roles. Note that the MSN courses in this track are only available online.
Family Nurse Practitioners - The FNP serves as a specialist in the delivery of primary care services to individuals and families in a wide variety of settings. Note that the MSN courses in this track are only available in the face to fact setting on Chicago campus.
Please see the School of Nursing and Health Sciences page for specifics about admission into the MSN programs. Students must apply to the nursing program first. Once admitted into the MSN program, admission into the MBA program is guaranteed. After completing the nursing program first, students are allowed to enroll in an accelerated MBA program, eliminating an MBA concentration and one core course, MGMT 500: Management Theory.
Check out SXU's Nursing Admission Requirements for additional information. Please review the nursing program requirements and the business program requirements and the course descriptions in the SXU Academic Catalog for more detailed information.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Saint Xavier University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
If you have additional questions about the dual degree program, please contact us.
Director, Business Graduate Program
Saint Xavier University, Graham School of Management