Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual Degree)
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

GCU is a faith-based institution, focused on service and compassion. As such, this online degree can give you the ability to lead your healthcare organization in patient compassion, quality medical care and services.  With this dual MBA/MSN graduate program, you’ll build upon your nursing experience and BSN to learn the business side of healthcare.  The emphasis in Leadership can substantially boost your career, as you gain the skills to advance into management roles and make strategic decisions in this unique environment. Core curriculum includes classes such as:

  • Organizational Development & Change
  • Economics
  • Principles of Healthcare Financial Management

This graduate degree is offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to learn on your own schedule.  It does, however, incorporate a significant practicum.  While this program is accredited by CCNE, students should check with their individual state’s board of nursing for required educational standards.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

Clinical, practicum, and immersion hours are completed locally.

Restricted States