With the healthcare industry in a rapid state of growth, demand is also growing for administrators who are able to efficiently manage medical facilities. With a background in nursing, your experience can be extremely valuable in helping these organizations care for patients as effectively as possible.
Over the course of the program, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of today’s healthcare industry by taking classes focused on subjects like leadership, technology and nursing theory. You’ll also learn about how medical facilities operate by studying concepts such as human resources management, finance and quality management.
The Baker College MSN in nursing administration program strives to prepare nurses for leadership positions in administration (administrative track) or education (education track). Both cognates build upon the knowledge and skills nurses bring into the program, which is designed to meet the highest levels of nursing practice with an emphasis on the potential of each student.
The online master's in nursing administration provides experienced professional nurses with the education and competencies needed to function in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.
The Baker College Master of Science in nursing administration program is a two-year, CCNE-accredited program consisting of 36 credit hours (15 hours of core courses and 21 hours of nursing administration). Our curriculum includes leadership and advanced nursing practice roles, information and healthcare technologies and an eight-week nursing administration practicum experience.
This program requires students to hold an unencumbered license as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States, District of Columbia or U.S. territories or an unencumbered license as an RN in Canada. Must be a graduate of an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited BSN program and meet our additional graduate school requirements.
The online master’s in nursing administration program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 202-887-6791. Web address: www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE.
Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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