Establish policies and procedures that ensure the best patient care

BSN-MSN/MBA Dual Degree Program

Program Overview

Learn how to oversee clinical operations, expand services and establish policies and procedures that ensure the best patient care possible.

Five MSN/MBA dual-degree program concentrations to choose from:

  • Healthcare Administration: Address the complexities and trends in the health care industry by focusing on contemporary issues in health care administration, policy, economics, quality and strategy of health care management.
  • Human Resource Development: Prepare to effectively lead a human resources department. Topics covered include organizational behaviors, enhancing group and team performance and promoting workplace learning and development.
  • Management: Engage your competitive strategy skills in a computer-simulated business environment, as well as examine management and human resource development, management statistics and ethical leadership topics.
  • Organizational Consulting: Understand, predict and influence individual and group behavior to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of medical organizations.
  • Executive Leadership: Develop skills to think strategically and become an expert in planning corporate growth, strategic development & long-term development

The MSN/MBA program was created for working nurses. To learn more, download a program guide or use our easy online scheduling tool to book an appointment with an Admissions Representative now.

Careers & Outcomes

A popular career for those who hold this degree is Chief Nursing Officer. CNOs are responsible for ensuring that patient-care, clinical and staffing standards are met. Chief nursing officers with an MSN/MBA earn a median salary of over *$120,000.

Additionally, upon graduation, you will be qualified to teach both nursing and business.


Program Curriculum

Featured courses:

  • NUR 532 Organizational & Systems Leadership (3)
  • NUR 683 Health Policy (3)
  • MBA654 Strategic Planning & Management (4)

For a full course listing and descriptions, download a program guide.

The Nursing Department reserves the right to change curriculum requirements based on professional or accreditation recommendations.


About SAU Online

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a premier private Christian university that offers engaging online programs designed to meet the unique needs of busy, working adults. While we’re not the only university to offer online degree programs, our distinction lies in our total commitment to providing educational excellence within a Christ-honoring and supportive online community.

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