Program Requirements


Course Titles and Credit Hours
Course Credits
NGC 501 Conceptual Foundations                                         
NGC 502 Applied Informatics to Evaluate Health Care Outcomes 3
NGC 520 Scientific Writing 2
NGC 526 Evaluating Research Evidence for Health Care I 4
NGC 527 Evaluating Research Evidence for Health Care II 4
MGH 644 New Models in Health Care Delivery 3
NGC 632 Interpreting Health Care Policy 3
EEH 533/
MGH 632 
Strategic & Operations Management in Health Care
NGC 634  Organization & Leadership Concepts in Health Care 3
NGC 638  Program Evaluation 3
NLH 639 Planning, Forecasting, and Financial Management of 
Health Care Systems
NLH 640 Practicum in Health Care Systems and Leadership 6
NGC 692 Seminar in Grantsmanship 1
Total Credits 41

Additional Information

MS Program Outcomes

  • Appraise financial, human capital and material resources within a quality improvement framework to improve patient outcomes.
  • Analyze ethical, political, economic, legal and regulatory issues that impact health care delivery
  • Apply leadership and management theories and practices to the design and implementation of services in a health care setting.
  • Facilitate the utilization of research findings and evidence-based strategies to optimize nursing care delivery in clinical settings.
  • Integrate knowledge of organizations, fiscal and human resources to facilitate the delivery of quality, cost-effective health care.
  • Determine advanced information technology resources as strategies to improve clinical practice, education and research.
  • Formulate organizational and systems leadership strategies to foster interprofessional collaborations in improving patient and population outcomes in health care systems.