The nursing administration concentration prepares nurses for leadership in a variety of organizational settings. The M.S. degree curriculum draws from the practice of nursing, management, and related fields, and includes administration, research, and clinical components.

NGRD 650Advanced Role Development and Collaboration4
NGRD 651Theoretical Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice4
NGRD 652Health-Care Systems Leadership4
NGRD 653Health Systems Policy Development and Advocacy4
NGRD 655Health Systems Finance4
NGRD 657Intermediate Statistics4
NGRD 658Nursing Research and Translational Science4
RELR 540Wholeness and Health 13
HADM 528Organizational Behavior in Health Care3
HADM 534Health-Care Law3
HADM 605Health-Care Quality Management3
Select three courses from the following:9
Health-Care Economics
Applied Leadership Concepts in Health-Care Organizations
Health-Care Delivery Systems
Health-Care Marketing
Managing Human Resources in Health-Care Organizations
Management Information Systems in Health Care
Health Systems Strategic Planning
NGNL 604Nursing Administration Practicum8
NGRD 610Master's Comprehensive Project2
Thesis (optional)
Master's Thesis (1-5 units) 2
Total Units59

Fulfills service learning requirement.


Units are in addition to minimum required for the degree.

Normal time to complete the program

Three (3) years (11 academic quarters)—based on less than full-time enrollment.