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Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Systems Administration
The online MSN / Nursing Systems Administration degree program from Illinois State University is designed to prepare nurses for leadership opportunities throughout changing healthcare environments. Graduates of the program are able to:
Advocate for compassionate patient-centered care with a commitment to serve vulnerable populations
Lead and evaluate safe and effective change for improved quality in practice and health care systems
Advance a culture of excellence through lifelong learning and scholarly inquiry in a complex health care system
Apply ethical and policy analyses to assess, intervene, and evaluate care delivery in and across healthcare systems
Foster and lead collaborative interprofessional care teams to provide individual, family, and population based care
Navigate and integrate services across the healthcare system that promote ethical, cost-effective, and innovative change
Translate evidence into practice within an interprofessional healthcare system
Use communication and information technology to collaborate with healthcare consumers and providers across the healthcare system
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from an NLN-accredited program or from a program accredited by the commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate course work; to include courses in which the student is currently enrolled
Evidence of satisfactory completion of statistics, nursing research, and physical assessment courses with a grade of a C or better at the baccalaureate level
Satisfactory completion of a graduate level statistics course
An intensive full-day orientation is provided to prepare new students with the tools necessary for a quality graduate experience.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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