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Nursing - Administration, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The MSN – Nursing Administration track, a 34 credit degree which includes 135 hr Role Practicum, prepares students for leadership and managerial positions in healthcare; and may sit for the Advanced Nurse Administrator (NEA-BC) certification of the ANCC upon completion of the program.

About

As evidenced in a 2010 position statement published by the AACN, hospital administration and nursing leaders are being called upon to lead and “Implement specific strategies to retain experienced nurses in the provision of direct patient care, such as; Introducing greater flexibility into work environment structure and scheduling programs; Rewarding experienced nurses for serving as mentors and/or preceptors for new registered nurses; Implementing appropriate salary and benefit programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Science & Research
  • Leadership And Innovation
  • Health Economics
  • Human Resources Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    34 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application, online or pdf
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a recommended grade point average of 3.0
  • A 250 word personal statement or essay describing why the candidate is interested in the program, how it fits into personal intellectual development, and what the applicant expects to accomplish by enrolling
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • A check or money order payable to Ramapo College of New Jersey for $60 must be included with your application materials.  Please print the applicant’s name on the front of the check or money order.
  • Applications without payment will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

Tuition Fee

  • International

    706 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 706 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    706 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 706 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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