Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration (Dual Degree)
McKendree University

Program Details

If you are tired of working on the unit and ready to initiate change in your hospital’s administration, by becoming a part of that administration, consider an online dual degree from McKendree University.  McKendree’s MSN/MBA degree will prepare you to handle the complex issues facing healthcare today from both nursing and business perspectives.  It will enable you to become a leader within your organization and make strategically strong decisions to drive business and maintain quality patient care.

McKendree’s MSN/MBA can be pursed online in a part-time or full-time capacity, enabling you to learn on our own schedule.  With these dual graduate degrees, you can work as a nurse manage, chief nurse executive, chief operating officer or chief executive officer within healthcare.


  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • A minimum 3.0 G.P.A. on a four-point scale in undergraduate studies
  • A current vita or resume
  • An essay describing the personal and professional goals that will be met by the student’s completion of the MSN / MBA program
  • Three professional references – name and contact information
  • Applicants may be required to participate in a personal interview to assess readiness for graduate studies
  • A valid unencumbered Professional Registered Nurse license
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check in all states of residence for the past seven years
  • A nursing faculty interview if applicable
  • Successful completion of a bachelor of nursing program (BSN)

Special Accreditation

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission