The online Master of Science in Nursing in Health Systems Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing prepares students to assume leadership positions in health education, program development, consultation, and administration. The program taps nursing’s unique perspective at the front line of patient care to manage, evaluate, and improve an evolving health care delivery system.
Grounded in evidence-based practice, the coursework and practica can be tailored to focus on management and administration, information technology, health policy, or case management/population management.
Those who earn the online MSN in Health Systems Management:
Assume leadership positions in a number of health care settings, including public- and private-sector hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, and long-term care facilities
Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration, provide critical analyses of health care outcomes, and develop innovative redesigns of health care delivery systems
Serve as experts in fiscal management, legal and ethical issues, strategic planning, and organizational structures
Manage a health care system that incorporates modern technology, evidence-based decision making, information and outcomes management, and nursing core values of quality care
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (from an accredited college or university)
Scholastic GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Official Transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
3 Letters of Recommendation (2 academic and 1 professional preferred)
Applicants must submit evidence of current nursing license. Online students must have or obtain RN license from an authorized state.
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Students currently cannot conduct clinical activities in Massachusetts.
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