The Master's in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Systems Program educates baccalaureate-prepared nurses to assume leadership and executive roles in a variety of health care systems and settings. Leadership and management essential core competencies that promote innovative change and quality outcomes provide the foundation needed in a complex and dynamic health care environment.
Achieving leadership and management essential core competencies provides the skills needed to assume leadership and executive roles in a complex and ever-changing health care environment.
The Schools of Nursing, Public Health and Management come together to provide an interdisciplinary approach in addressing issues and challenges of continuous change and quality management facing current and future complex health care systems.
Clinical practicum experiences are individually designed to provide students with opportunities to develop and apply evidence-based leadership and management concepts and techniques.
Potential employment opportunities for those completing this program may include nurse or unit manager, administrative positions within a health care system such as director or vice-president of nursing, staff development, patient safety officer and/or quality improvement specialists.
$470 per credit hour
Fall or Spring
Partnership with Schools of Public Health and Management
*Estimated tuition is based on the resident rate and does not include fees.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|NGC 501||Conceptual Foundations ||3|
|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/ |
|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|