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Nursing Administration Concentration

The Nursing Administration Concentration provides a flexible learning environment and a highly individualized experience through which students gain a strong foundation in complex systems, organizational theory, financial management, and leadership practice.


Core Requirements 

Course Number & NameCredit Hours
NURS 5000 Theoretical Foundations3
NURS 5001 Health Care Policy3
NURS 5002 Advanced Nursing Research3
NURS 5003 Advanced Role Development3
NURS 5990 Scholarly Synthesis/Research3
Total Hours15



Concentration Requirements

Course Number & NameCredit Hours
NURS 5301 Nursing Administration I3
NURS 5302 Nursing Administration II3
NURS 5303 Health Care Finance3
NURS 5304 Human Resources Management3
NURS 5305 Quality Management in Nursing & Health Care3
Total Hours15


Nursing Administration Practicum Requirements

Course Number & NameCredit Hours
NURS 5307     Nursing Management Practicum2
NURS 5309     Nursing Administration Practicum4
Total Hours6


Program Hours

Nursing Administration Concentration Credit Hours:  36
Nursing Administration Practicum: 6 
Nursing Administration Program: 36 

Special Instructions For Nursing Administration Student Clinical Preceptorships

Nursing Administration students may not use a school or college of nursing as a clinical site for NURS 5307 and NURS 5309. Healthcare agencies, such as hospitals and long-term care facilities should be used for this clinical practicum experience. Please consult with your Concentration Coordinator or course professor if you are unsure of the suitability of your clinical practicum site. It is recommended that the preceptor for the NURS 5307 and NURS 5309 be Master’s prepared, preferably in nursing. Exceptions to this recommendation may be made by the Concentration Coordinator or course professor. Preceptors for NURS 5307 should be in a middle management role such as unit manager or director. Preceptors for NURS 5309 should be the nurse executive of a facility.  Students may not use their place of employment as a clinical placement site.

Nursing Education Concentration Coordinators

For questions and assistance regarding clinical/practicum placement, please contact:

Dr. Nancy Cameron, DNP

Sample Sequence of Study

The links below provide students with a suggested sequence of study based upon semester of program entry and part-time or full-time status.