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

  • Health Care 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.

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 advisor 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 *$124,528.

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


Program Curriculum

The MSN/MBA program is a 63-credit program that leads to two separate degrees.

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.