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MSN/MBA


The Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration Dual Master's Degree

Earning a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree along with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) has many significant benefits for nurses whose career goals include higher levels of management, administration, or business. Upon completion of your MSN in one of four tracks (Clinical Leadership, Executive Leadership, Family Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator) work towards an MBA degree will help nurses achieve an understanding of core business principles and allow them to develop comprehensive solutions to complex challenges in the healthcare field. Nurses who earn an MSN/MBA will be strongly considered for business and leadership roles in healthcare facilities such as nurse manager, nurse administrator, healthcare manager, Director of Nursing (DNO), or Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Combining your experience in nursing with an MBA puts you in an excellent position for advancing your career in healthcare.

Applicants interested in the MSN/MBA program apply first to the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and then to the Graham School of Management. The MBA degree is awarded upon successful completion of the selected MSN track, business foundation courses, and the eight MBA core courses:

  • MGMT 500: The Management Experience (3)* (waived upon successful completion of NURSG 553).
  • ECON 510: Managerial Economics (3)
  • ACCT 520: Accounting for Management Decisions (3)
  • FINC 521: Managerial Finance (3)
  • BANA 530: Operations and Technology Management (3)
  • MGMT 540: Global Environment of Business (3)
  • MKTG 560: Marketing Management (3)
  • MGMT 570: Business, Ethics and Governance (3)
  • MGMT 590: Strategic Management and Policy (3)

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences reserves the right to amend policies and procedures, and other program information as necessary. All changes will be communicated promptly.