Nursing Administration - Master of Science in Nursing
MSN: The School of Nursing offers graduate course work for nurses leading to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a concentration in Nursing Administration. This concentration is designed to provide students with the knowledge and preparation to assume leadership roles in a variety of health care delivery systems. The program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Admission to the MSN program is in accordance with the general regulations of the Graduate School and the admission requirements of the School of Nursing.
Additional requirements include:
- a BSN from a nationally accredited college or university;
- successful completion of an undergraduate inferential statistics course within the last 5 years;
- three professional letters of recommendation;
- official transcripts from each college or university attended;
- a letter stating personal goals for graduate education area;
- resume identifying clinical practice experience; and
- proof of licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or U.S. territories;
- a personal interview with the MSN Specialty Track Director is required.
For admission information, contact the NMSU Office of Admissions, http://prospective.nmsu.edu/.
Concentration: Nursing Administration
The MSN course of study leading to the master’s degree in Nursing Administration follows
|NURS 506||Health Policy for Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 507||Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|NURS 530||Promoting Health Behavior||3|
|NURS 549||Management of Human and Fiscal Resources in Nursing||3|
|NURS 565||Advanced Leadership in Healthcare||3-5|
|NURS 566||Seminar in Nursing Administration- Roles||3|
|NURS 567||Nursing Informatics||3|
|NURS 595||Advanced Field Work in Nursing||3|
|NURS 649||Innovations and Health Care Organizations||3|
|or NURS 562||Innovations and Health Care Organizations|
|NURS 651||Quality Improvement in Healthcare||3|
Satisfactory completion of final MSN project and paper