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Nursing Administration Program

 

Nursing Administration Study Area Courses
Nursing Management in the Health Care Environment (N5311) focuses on the study of health care organizations in relation to the complex systems in today's society. Health policy issues are presented and discussed in Nursing and Health Care Policy (N5382). Economics and financial management are topics in Financial Management (N5341) while Management of Nursing Operations (N5342) concentrates on strategies for organizational planning and performance. Management Seminar and Practice (N5340) emphasizes the study of leadership and organizational behavior in the health care arena.

Practice Component Courses
Management of practice in an organizational setting is an integral part of Roles and Functions (N5339) of the Nurse Administrator as is Management Seminar and Practice (N5340). The practice component is individualized to the student's experiential background and career goals.

Degree Plan
View the degree plan for Nursing Administrator Programs by clicking Degree Plan

Dual Degrees
Two dual degrees are offered in conjunction with the Masters in Nursing Administration:
MSN/MBA Master of Science in Nursing Administration/Master of Business Administration. This degree plan offers both degrees by completing a total of 60 credit hours.
 
MSN/HCAD Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Health Care Administration. This degree plan offers both degrees by completing a total of 57 credit hours.
Students seeking a dual degree will begin their coursework in the MSN program. After completing 9-12 semester hours in the MSN program and before applying for the dual degree, the student will meet with the Graduate Advisor in nursing and the MBA or HCAD Program (as applicable) to revise the course/degree plan for the specific dual degree.

Joint Degrees
UTA/UNT (57 credit hours)
MSN/MPH Master of Science in Nursing Administration with a Master of Public Health. This degree plan offers both degrees by completing the respective total credit hours.

Students seeking a join degree should meet with the Graduate Nursing Advisor to review and revise the Nursing Administration degree plan as soon as the student has been accepted by the cooperating university.

Program Director: Cynthia Plonien, DNP, RN, CENP

For additional information, please email the Program Office or call 817-272-9397.