M.Sc. Online

Administration of Nursing and Health Care Systems

Wright State University

24 months
24286 USD/year
24286 USD/year
14298 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health recognizes the dynamic changes in health care and offers a comprehensive concentration for the Administration of Nursing and Health Care Systems.


The purpose of the Administration of Nursing and Health Care Systems course offered by Wright State University is to prepare nursing professionals to be effective, transformative, and innovative leaders and to assume career opportunities in executive or high-level administrative positions within healthcare organizations or system-wide enterprise.  

Program Outcomes

The M.S. graduate will:

  • Examine scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organizational sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills necessary for ethical and critical decision making, effective working relationships, and a systems-perspective to promote high quality and safe patient care
  • Apply quality principles within an organization and articulate the methods, tools, performance measures, and standards related to quality
  • Apply evidence-based outcomes within the practice setting, resolving practice problems, working as a change agent, and disseminating results  
  • Use communication strategies and patient-care technologies to integrate, coordinate, deliver, and enhance care
  • Examine the policy development process and advocacy strategies necessary to intervene at the system level to influence health and health care
  • Use communication strategies necessary for interprofessional collaboration and consultation to manage and coordinate care
  • Integrate broad, organizational, client-centered, and culturally appropriate concepts in the planning, delivery, management, and evaluation of evidence-based clinical prevention and population care and services to individuals, families, and aggregates/identified populations
  • Demonstrate advanced level of understanding of nursing and relevant sciences as well as the ability to integrate this knowledge into practice including both direct and indirect care components that influence health care outcomes for individuals, populations, or systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology in Health Care
  • Nursing Research and Evidence for Practice
  • Role Development and Leadership
  • Health Policy, Politics, and Issues
  • Human Resource Management in Nursing Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadlines for priority admission consideration are:

  • December 1 for Spring Semester start
  • April 1 for Summer Semester start
  • July 31 for Fall Semester start


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be a bachelor's prepared nurse, having earned a BSN in nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Hold an unencumbered nursing license. International applicants who have not obtained an RN license in the U.S. must provide proof of passing the CGFNS Qualifying Examination prior to applying. See the Ohio Board of Nursing website for more details. All students are required to hold an active, unencumbered Registered Nurse License in the U.S. prior to beginning clinical rotations.
  • Provide evidence of no criminal record on file through a clear BCI/FBI background screen.
  • Provide proof of English proficiency- (international students only).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7149 USD per semester during 24 months.


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