Dual MSN/MBA

Registered nurses interested in obtaining an MBA as well as an MSN have the opportunity to pursue a dual degree at Lewis. Degree requirements for the dual 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 Sciences 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 33 semester hours. Requirement for the MBA program is 30 hours. The dual degree total credit hour requirement is 63 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 Sciences for current information.

MSN/MBA Healthcare Systems Leadership (63)

Program: MSN-NRSM-5
Concentration: HCSL
Program: MBA-BSAD-2

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

Total Credit Hours:  63

MSN:  33

MBA:  30

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

I. MSN Core and Specialty Core Courses (15)

NURS-53200Applied Biostatistics for Advanced Nursing Practice

3

NURS-51700Healthcare Organizations, Systems, and Policy

3

NURS-53000Theoretical Foundations of Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing Practice

3

NURS-53400Population Health

3

NURS-53300Scholarly Inquiry

3

II. MBA Courses (30)

BSAD-52000Fundamentals of the Business Enterprise

3

ACCT-65000Healthcare Management, Operations and Accounting

3

FINA-67000Healthcare Finance and Economics

3

INSY-67500Introduction to Healthcare Informatics

3

ACCT-55000Managerial Accounting

3

MKTG-56800Marketing Management

3

FINA-57200Managerial Finance

3

ECON-55400Managerial Economics

3

BSAD-62000Strategic Management in the Global Environment

3

BGEN-69600Major Field Test (Non-Credit Business Assessment)

0

XXXX-XXXXX3-credit-hour elective approved by advisor

3

III. MSN Specialization (18)

NURS-54900Leadership Strategies for Administration and Nursing Practice

3

NURS-55200Dynamics of Healthcare Organizations

3

NURS-55400Evidence-Based Performance in Healthcare

3

NURS-55700Financial Management for Nurse Leaders

3

NURS-59200Practicum Preparation

0

NURS-59600Healthcare Systems Leadership Capstone Project

6