Program Outcomes, Admission and Required Courses – MSN Nursing Administration

Admission Requirements – MSN Nursing Administration
  • Completed admissions application
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Official transcripts of past collegiate work including post-baccalaureate work
  • Licensure as a registered professional nurse in New Jersey
  • Two professional and/or academic references
  • Successful completion of undergraduate courses in Nursing Research and in Statistics
  • Personal statement

Visit the graduate catalog for additional admissions criteria.

Program Outcomes – MSN Nursing Administration

Upon completion of the MSN: Nursing Administration Program, graduates will:

  • Integrate nursing science, biophysical sciences, and psychosocial sciences into the planning and delivery of patient-centered and population-focused care.
  • Assume a leadership role in effectively initiating innovations in safety and quality improvement.
  • Synthesize quality and safety evidence to promote an interprofessional culture of excellence.
  • Critically evaluate evidence from the literature for translation into diverse practice settings.
  • Integrate current and emerging technologies into quality improvement strategies to optimize health outcomes.
  • Implement health policy initiatives that focus on clinical prevention and optimal health for vulnerable populations while advocating for social justice, equity, and ethical polices in health care.
  • Use collaborative strategies within the interprofessional healthcare team to improve patient and population health outcomes.
  • Implement patient-centered and population-focused clinical prevention strategies to improve health outcomes.
  • Apply advanced knowledge to the design, implementation, and evaluation of patient-centered and population-focused care.
  • Act with ethical comportment in all aspects of advanced nursing practice.
Required Courses – MSN Nursing Administration
NURS 600: Scientific Underpinnings of Practice 3 credits
NURS 610: Transformational Leadership 3 credits
NURS 502: Policy, Advocacy and Ethical-Legal Issues in Healthcare 3 credits
NURS 620: Critique of Quality and Safety Practices 3 credits
NURS 631: Healthcare Finance: Concepts and Issues 3 credits
NURS 630: Information Systems/Technology and Management of Data 3 credits
NURS 510 Nursing Research: Application, Utilization, and Evaluation 3 credits
NURS 650: Strategic Planning and Project Management 3 credits
NURS 641: Population Health Management 3 credits
NURS 646: Health Systems Leadership Seminar 3 credits


Please note: Course offerings are subject to change.