Program Overview

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

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

    Requirements

    • 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)
    • Goal Statement
    • Current Resume/CV
    • Applicants must submit evidence of current nursing license. Online students must have or obtain RN license from an authorized state.

    Restrictions

    Students currently cannot conduct clinical activities in Massachusetts.

    School Overview

    Established in 1876,  Johns Hopkins University is America’s first research university. With campuses located in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC, the University is able to reach a global student body through its online graduate programs. Designed for working professionals, these flexible, part-time, education opportunities are taught by accomplished faculty that bring a relevant mix of theoretical and practical lessons to the coursework to ensure students receive a well-rounded education.

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