Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing & Healthcare Administration
Loyola University Chicago

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing & Healthcare Administration is designed to enhance students’ skills in nursing in order to ensure the health and well-being of patients they care for.  Graduates will be able to incorporate modern technology to prepare them for the challenges of modern day healthcare. 

Specialties within this program include:

  • Health Systems Management
  • Health Systems Management with Informatics Subspecialty
  • Health Systems Management with Outcomes Performance Management Subspecialty

Students must also complete advanced specialty courses that include:

  • Health Policy and Health Care Delivery
  • Advanced Concepts in Health Systems Management
  • Fiscal Management in Health Care Organizations
  • Management of Professionals in Health Care Organizations

In addition to course credit hours, students must complete a Clinical Practicum. Students are also required to have 2,000 hours of recent clinical nursing experience which must be completed before students enroll into their first practicum within their chosen specialty. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Loyola University Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Be a Registered Professional Nurse in the United States
  • Immersion weekends will begin on Saturday morning and conclude Sunday afternoon and are required.

Restricted States

Colorado, Minnesota, Mississippi, Washington