Joint MSN/MBA

Registered nurses interested in obtaining an MBA as well as an MSN have the opportunity to pursue a joint degree at Lewis. Degree requirements for the joint program may vary from the information provided in this catalog. Contact the MBA department in the College of Business or the Department of Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions for information and program requirements.

The dual degree program Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration is based on the MSN and MBA curricula. The credit hour requirement for the MSN program is 36 semester hours. Requirement for the MBA program is 30 hours. The dual degree total credit hour requirement is 66 semester credit hours.

NOTE: The MSN/MBA curriculum and sequence of courses are subject to change without notice or obligation. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions for current information.

MSN/MBA Healthcare Systems Leadership (66)

Degree Offered:  Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration

Total Credit Hours Required:  66

MSN:  36

MBA:  30

All students in the MSN/MBA program must complete the following courses:

I. MSN Core and Specialty Core Courses (15)

30-532Applied Biostatistics for Advanced Nursing Practice

3

30-517Healthcare Organizations, Systems, and Policy

3

30-530Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice

2

30-529Scholarly Inquiry Seminar

1

30-534Population Health

3

30-533Scholarly Inquiry

3

Total Credit Hours:15

II. MBA Courses (30)

65-520Fundamentals of the Business Enterprise

3

59-650Healthcare Management, Operations and Accounting

3

59-670Healthcare Finance and Economics

3

59-675Introduction to Healthcare Informatics

3

59-550Managerial Accounting

3

59-568Marketing Management

3

59-572Managerial Finance

3

59-554Managerial Economics

3

59-620Strategic Management in the Global Environment

3

XX-XXX-3 credit hours elective approved by advisor

3

Total Credit Hours:30

III. MSN Specialization (21)

30-548Leadership in the Evolving Healthcare System

3

30-550Dimensions in Healthcare Leadership

3

30-552Dynamics of Healthcare Organizations

3

30-554Evidence-Based Performance in Healthcare

3

30-556Business Skills in Healthcare Organizations

3

30-596Healthcare Systems Leadership Capstone Project

6

Total Credit Hours:21