|Master of Science in Nursing: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care|
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.