MASTER of SCIENCE in NURSING (MSN) EDUCATION/ADMINISTRATION TRACK



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Brian Boyle
Director of Recruitment for Nontraditional and Graduate programs
251.442.2287
bboyle@umobile.edu

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), 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.

  • 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.
FALL SEMESTER – FIRST YEAR
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
NU 502 Organizational Behavior and Processes 3
NU 503 Current Issues in Nursing and Health Care 2
NU 515 Curriculum Development in Nursing 3
NU 518 Developing Leadership Roles in Nursing 3
SPRING SEMESTER – FIRST YEAR
NU 504 Research Methodology 3
NU 516 Computer Utilization in Nursing 3
SUMMER SEMESTER
NU 500 Essentials of Advanced Health Assessment,
Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology 3
NU 505 Management of Human and Financial Resources 3
NU 517 Testing and Evaluation
FALL SEMESTER – SECOND YEAR
NU 530 Administration of Nursing Organizations 3
NU 531 Administration of Nursing Practicum 3
SPRING SEMESTER – SECOND YEAR
NU 540 Teaching Nursing 3
NU 541 Teaching Nursing Practicum 3
NU 595 Comprehensive Exam 0
NU 598 OR Research Project OR
NU 599 Thesis 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 41
2016-2017

Tuition: $525 per credit hour
Fees: $350 per semester (fall and spring) $50 per semester (summer)

2017-2018*

Tuition: $525 per credit hour
Fees: $350 per semester (fall and spring) $50 per semester (summer)

*pending approval