The online Master of Science in Nursing Administration is designed for nurses who are interested in developing the skills to care for patients and the administration of nursing and medical staff.
Through the specialization, students will train to take on the management role of nurse administrators with curriculum focused on developing essential management and leadership skills. Students will learn how effective, collaborative management can support the goal of nurses improving patient outcomes through oversight.
Upon completion of the program, students will have demonstrated their professional and educational qualifications necessary for administrative and specialist roles in nursing. These qualifications include:
the ability to evaluate health needs of diverse populations for necessary teaching and coaching
to exhibit ongoing commitment to professional development and ethical principles
to effectively communicate using audience-specific oral, written, and information technology
to assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate cost-effective healthcare strategies
An undergraduate cumulative GPA of a 2.7 on a 4.0 scale and 2.7 GPA in the last 60 hours of the program
No grade lower than a C on the prerequisite courses of Statistics and Nursing Research
Résumé or vitae
Two professional Recommendations
Two letters of endorsement
Evidence of an unrestricted RN license
Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Currently, Lenoir-Rhyne University will no longer be able to offer online programs or courses for students residing in the following states: Massachusetts and Florida.
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