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PREPARE FOR A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN DIRECT PATIENT CARE

Professional Nursing Leadership, MS

PREPARE FOR A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN DIRECT PATIENT CARE
Focusing on quality and safety assessments and improvement strategies, as well as team-based approaches to culturally competent, evidence-based solutions that prepare healthcare systems specialists to oversee and direct patient care, this MS program provides a core curriculum and an 18-credit Professional Nursing Leadership specialization, which includes 500 hours of clinical immersion. 
 
Specialty courses include risk assessment and quality and safety; clinical applications of technology and health information systems; healthcare financing; socioeconomic influences upon healthcare; and more. The program offers a unique blend of on-campus and online learning. This program is available as a 42-credit master’s program for nurses with a BS in Nursing or a 36-credit Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) for master’s-prepared nurses. Graduates qualify for national certification as a Clinical Nurse Leader.