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Nursing Leadership for Registered Nurses

University of San Francisco

Master Online Blended
24 months
Duration
1480 USD/credit
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About

Nursing Leadership for Registered Nurses at University of San Francisco  trains registered nurses to effectively lead within an increasingly complex health care environment. 

Overview

Nursing Leadership for Registered Nurses at University of San Francisco  prepares RNs to advance within the field to develop and manage patient care plans and advocate for best practices. You will join a vibrant community committed to academic excellence, passion for social justice, and health care leadership. You will be challenged but supported to succeed, including a small class size to assure engagement and attention from highly-accomplished faculty.

A USF MSN-prepared nurse is equipped to: 

  • Advocate for and design health promotion and risk reduction services for diverse populations, communities, and the health professional team.
  • Provide health education to individuals, families, or other health care providers.
  •  Improve patient care and safety, clinical outcomes, and unit efficiency.
  • Reduce cost and improve standards of care with the use of evidence-based practice.
  • Coordinate highly functioning clinical teams.

Accreditation

The University of San Francisco’s Master of Science in Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Leadership in the Healthcare Microsystem
  • Quality, Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Health Informatics
  • Knowledge Development and Evidence-Informed Quality Improvement
  • Health Policy, Ethics, and Advocacy

Audience

The program prepares RNs with an associate degree (ADN) or bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans and advocate for best practices.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

33 alternative credits

33 units for BSNs; 38 units for ADN

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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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.
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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Application Requirements:

  •  Completed online application and fee
  • Professional resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • RN license
  • Two letters of recommendation

The MSN for Registered Nurses entry point is suitable for individuals who currently hold a Registered Nurse (RN) License. This includes Registered Nurses (RNs) who hold a baccalaureate or associate degree in nursing as well as RNs from other academic backgrounds. The following prerequisites are required to be considered for admission:   

  • Active unencumbered RN License documentation (must reflect state where applicant plans to complete practicum hours). 
  •   Applicants interested in the online option must reside in one of our approved states. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

  • In addition, USF’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers a number of scholarships and funding options. Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, which will be determined by the completion of a Scholarship Application at the time of application to a graduate program or by a continuing student's completion during the Fall of each academic year. 
  • A limited number of scholarships will also be awarded on the basis of merit. The following information describes funding resources that may be useful to your graduate studies.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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