This specialization is for nursing professionals that want to enhance their career by preparing for leadership roles within nursing management and wish to participate in or lead interdisciplinary teams. The focus of this program is organizational leadership as it applies to the healthcare industry. Students will learn staffing strategies and investigate the challenges of human resource management in a healthcare setting. They will also explore the effective delivery of care, evidence-based practices, strategic management and the impact of policy and healthcare regulation. The program also covers the role of nurse leaders in evaluating nursing software, including assessing the quality of point of care technology and how it can be used to improve nursing practices. Additional topics include finances and economics as they relate to healthcare and the evolution of healthcare system management models.
This specialization includes a combination of online coursework and in-person practice experience hours. Students must have and maintain a current, active and unencumbered license as a registered nurse (RN) to enroll.
|Credit Hours||Courses||Est. Time to Complete|
|MSN||36||12||26 months||View Course Catalog|
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.
100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.
Management and Organizational Leadership Learning Outcomes