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Nursing: Executive Nurse Leader

University of San Diego

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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1580 USD/credit
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About

The curriculum for the Nursing: Executive Nurse Leader Program at University of San Diego is based on the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Nurse Executive Competencies with the intent of providing innovative and visionary nurse leaders to shape the future of health care delivery and services.

Overview

The courses in the Nursing: Executive Nurse Leader Program at University of San Diego address the following competencies: professionalism, communication and relationship management, business skills and principles, and knowledge of the health care environment. Leadership is a thread throughout all courses in the program. 

Upon completion of the program and based on previous work experience eligibility criteria, graduates are able to seek certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Nursing Executive practice, Advanced Nursing Executive practice; and from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) in Executive Nursing Practice, or Nurse Manager and Leader.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communication and relationship management-Works within a collaborative and inter-professional environment to influence and improve patient experience of care, the health of populations, and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare.
  • Knowledge of healthcare environment- Apply high reliability concepts to improve organizational performance.
  • Knowledge of healthcare environment -Examine the effect of health policy on legal and regulatory processes of nursing practice, healthcare delivery, and outcomes.
  • Leadership-Use knowledge of classic and contemporary systems thinking in problem solving and decision making for a healthcare organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research
  • Management of Health Care System Quality Outcomes and Patient Safety
  • Introduction to Health Care Information Management
  • Statistics
  • Resource Management in Health Systems
  • Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems
  • Administrative-Management Practicum in Health Care Systems
  • Influencing the Health Care Environment: Policy and Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSN degree from an approved, accredited college or university
  • Unencumbered, active California RN license
  • One year of clinical experience preferred
  • Basic statistics course
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the university application for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • (An official evaluation by World Education Services (www.wes.org) is required for all international transcripts.)
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Resume/CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1580 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1580 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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