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Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration

Alvernia University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
755 USD/credit
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Alvernia’s MSN program ensures that you will emerge with the knowledge and skills in nursing education or nursing leadership.

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Overview

The primary purpose of this track is to develop qualities and skills to be effective nursing leaders within local, regional or national healthcare settings. Students in this track are prepared to be an integral member and leader of decision-making teams to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. They also develop expertise in understanding the delivery of healthcare from a regional, national and global perspective, key concepts of business management, budgeting processes, management of human resources, and how to develop and implement a strategic plan to attain performance excellence.

Programme Structure

  • Ethics and Moral Leadership
  • Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
  • Financial Management for Healthcare Leaders
  • Human Resources Management in Healthcare Organizations
  • Leadership in Advanced Administrative Practice Roles
  • Health Policy, Politics and Advocacy
  • Nursing Theory and Research
  • Healthcare Informatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 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.
3 (required)
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

• Completion of an undergraduate statistics and research course with a grade of “C” or better. If not completed, the courses

must be

 taken in conjunction with graduate courses at Alvernia University.

• Minimum of one (1) year recent relevant practice in nursing.

• Three (3) recommendations (preferably from professional nurses with graduate degrees) regarding applicant’s practice and

potential

 for graduate work in nursing. (*) In lieu of letters, MSN candidates must obtain references using specific form supplied

with the

 admission packet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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