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Nursing: Executive Nurse Leader, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , CA,
The curriculum for the ENL Program is based on the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Nurse Executive Competencies with the intent of providing innovative and visionary nurse leaders to shape the future of health care delivery and services.

About

The courses 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 of Nurse Executives (AONE) in Executive Nursing Practice, or Nurse Manager and Leader.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • BSN degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Unencumbered, active California RN license
  • One year of clinical experience preferred
  • Basic statistics course
  • 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
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview (qualified applicants will be contacted to interview based on initial review of their application)
  • Evidence of specified immunizations and screening tests, a report of recent physical examination, and BLS certification if admitted into the program
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    1500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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