Missouri Western offers two Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) tracks: Health Care Leadership and Nurse Educator. Each track requires completion of 32 credit hours, 20 of these hours are core shared courses between the two tracks.
In addition, the nursing and business programs have partnered to offer a Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership/Master of Business Administration degree. This unique dual degree program consists of 47 credit hours, 26 nursing hours and 21 business hours.
A graduate Nurse Educator Certificate is also available. This option requires completion of 15 credit hours and is designed to serve those individuals who do not want to complete the full MSN program, but desire to build knowledge and skills specific to the academic or professional staff development educator role.
Sample Degree Program plans are listed, which provide an outline of all courses required for the Master of Science in Nursing tracks, Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration, and the Nurse Educator Certificate.
Graduates will demonstrate leadership abilities in:
- Promoting professional practice
- Creating effective work environments
- Applying health informatics for informed decision-making
- Leading and developing teams
- Managing resources effectively
- Embracing organizational complexity and change
- Fostering evidenced-based practice
- Influencing healthcare policy
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