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Program Quick Facts


$470 per credit hour



Time to Completion

4-7 semesters

Start Term

Fall or Spring



Interdisciplinary Approach

Partnership with Schools of Public Health and Management

*Estimated tuition is based on the resident rate and does not include fees.

Program Requirements


Course Titles and Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name 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.