The Master of Science in Nursing with a Concentration in Nursing Management (MSNNM) Program from Herzing University is presented to professional nurses seeking administrative and management positions. Supervisory positions in different healthcare environments such as hospitals and nursing homes are opened up, specifically as health information managers, clinical managers, administrators, healthcare manager, healthcare facility administrator, or as health services manager. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The program has a length of thirty-six (36) semester credit hours which can be completed in three (3) semesters. Required MSN Core Courses include Finance, Health Promotion across Lifespan, Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice, Current Issues in Nursing and Role Transitions, Cultural Diversity in Healthcare, and the Theoretical Foundations for Nursing.
Required Nursing Management Core Courses include Health Policy and Management, Resources Management for Nurse Managers, The Nurse Manager and Leadership Roles, and Healthcare Information Management. Completing the course requirements are the required Capstone Courses including Research II or Scholarly Project and the Practicum in Management.
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing and be a licensed registered nurse. Graduates of the program are expected to have the ability to supervise nurses at all levels in varied working environments as well as perform tasks expected from managers, administrators or consultants in the field. The online format of the program makes it possible for busy professionals to achieve educational goals towards career advancement. Students can choose schedules convenient to them as classes start every four (4) weeks. All online classes have been designed to be highly interactive.