MSNEDU

Master of Science in Nursing – Education & Administration Track

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Education/Administration track is designed to meet the critical need for leaders and teachers. The program is structured around the major components of theory, research, and practice. The concepts of leadership, critical thinking, decision making, and planned change are integrated throughout the curriculum. The graduate nursing student at the University of Mobile will develop specific roles through refinement of existing professional skills, expansion of the knowledge base for practice, and development of advanced competencies in one particular area of practice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Submission of application.
  • Submission of official transcripts of all college coursework from all institutions attended.
  • International Students:
    • Students with international transcripts must provide an evaluation from Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (cgfns.org) for previous nursing coursework.
    • Students with international transcripts must provide evaluation from World Education Services (http://www.wes.org/) for previous non-nursing coursework.
    • International students must show proof of English proficiency. Applicants should request that official TOEFL test scores be sent directly to Enrollment Services.
  • Completion of BSN degree from a regionally accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Must hold and maintain an unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • Submission of a clear background check.
  • Submission of Health History and record of required immunizations.
  • Student must meet Core Performance Standards in the areas of Cognitive Skills, Psychomotor Skills, and Affective Skills.
  • Submission of current personal health insurance coverage.
  • A personal interview with the Graduate Admissions Committee of the School of Nursing may be required, if requested.
Coursework
Nursing Education/Administration Track
NU 500 Essentials of Advanced Health Assessment, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology 3
NU 502 Organizational Behavior and Processes 3
NU 503 Current Issues in Nursing and Health Care 3
NU 504 Research Methodology 3
NU 505 Management of Human and Financial Resources 3
NU 515 Curriculum Development in Nursing 3
NU 516 Computer Utilization in Nursing 3
NU 517 Testing and Evaluation 3
NU 518 Developing Leadership Roles in Nursing 3
NU 530 Administration of Nursing Organizations 3
NU 531 Administration of Nursing Practicum 3
NU 540 Teaching Nursing 3
NU 541 Teaching Nursing Practicum 3
NU 595 Comprehensive Exam 3
NU 598 Research Project or 3
NU 599 Thesis 3
Total Hours 41
Tuition & Fees

Tuition is $510/credit hour with a comprehensive student fee of $350 per semester.

 

The University of Mobile’s School of Nursing MSN program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing.

 
The master’s degree in nursing at the University of Mobile is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.