Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Health Administration (Dual Degree)
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Program Details

Nurses looking to advance their career opportunities and take on leadership roles can achieve their goals in less time with the online Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Health Administration dual degree. Core content is shared between the two degrees, so fewer credits need to be completed. 

Students gain advanced nursing skills with the MSN curriculum, and the MHA prepares leaders to address issues in access, quality, and cost of healthcare services. Graduates will be prepared for high-level roles such as CEO, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Operating Officer, or other hospital administrators.

Some of the classes in this program include:

  • Population health and interprofessional collaboration
  • Quality management and performance improvement
  • Advanced health assessment, pharmacology, and pathophysiology
  • Ethical and legal perspectives
  • Healthcare financial management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • BSN from an accredited institution
  • Active unrestricted, unencumbered RN license in the US
  • Drug screening
  • At least two years of full-time professional work experience (this may be waived with appropriate coursework)

Restricted States

Arizona, Delaware, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, West Virginia