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Nursing, Administration Track, M.Sc.

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Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to assume an advanced role in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and rehabilitation facilities. While your colleagues provide bedside care, you’ll be a member of a leadership team that plans, organizes, and implements programs within a rapidly changing healthcare system.  


The 36-credit nursing administration track program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The coursework prepares you for an advanced-practice nursing role as a nurse administrator. It is also an essential step when pursuing doctoral studies.

Upon completion, the MS degree will prepare you to:

  • Provide leadership that influences and contributes to the advancement of the nursing profession.
  • Synthesize advanced skills and scientific knowledge into advanced nursing practice roles.
  • Utilize new knowledge to provide high-quality health care, initiate change, and improve the practice of nursing.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of advanced nursing practice initiatives.

Course work in this program builds on your knowledge and skills. It provides the theoretical and practical knowledge required for advanced nursing practice in diverse settings within a rapidly changing health care system. Nurse administrators assume leadership roles in planning, organizing, and implementing care across the spectrum of health care settings.

All courses below marked with a star (*) are online courses, while the remaining courses serve as hybrid courses. The hybrid courses also state when they will meet in person on campus.

Programme Structure

These courses include:

  • Health Promotion and Social Issues 
  • Health Policy and Advocacy 
  • Leadership Strategies in Healthcare 
  • Translating Research into Nursing Practice (meets on the second, fourth, and twelfth week) 
  • Advanced Professional Role Development (meets first and third week)
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety 
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Nursing Administration 
  • Financial Management in Health Care 
  • Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Administration
  • Advanced Nursing Roles 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Please follow the following steps to submit your online application to IUP:

  • Apply online using your Admissions Profile.   Note: After creating your profile, you can view the current status of the items needed to complete your application.

  • Submit your nonrefundable $50 application fee (via the IUP Marketplace).

  • Request official transcripts from every college or university attended, including institutions from which a degree was not earned

  • Write and upload a goal statement

  • Request two letters of recommendation* using the online request form available on your Admissions Profile. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    483 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 483 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 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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