Arkansas Tech University

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Nursing (MSN)

Address:

Tomlinson 104

Crabaugh Hall, Room 124

Russellville, AR 72801

United States

Phone:

1-479-968-0398

Fax:

1-479-964-0542

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nursing (MSN)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Nursing is designed to offer students a program of study to serve the educational needs of professional nurses actively engaged in or planning to enter professions related to emergency management administration in a variety of health care settings. The curriculum will utilize a multidisciplinary approach to integrate principles of nursing administration, including planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating, with principles of emergency management, including preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery. The core curriculum includes thirty (30) semester hours of coursework in epidemiology, research design and methods, theoretical perspectives, legal and ethical issues, current trends in health care, nurse administrator role, principles of hazards and emergency management, design and management of preparedness in mitigation systems, and research thesis/project. An additional nine (9) semester credit hours will be completed in either the nursing administration or emergency management specialty concentration areas. The objectives of the graduate program in Nursing Administration and Emergency Management (NAEM) include: Preparing graduates to assume administrative roles in a variety of health care systems, including hospitals, and community, military, and government agencies. Providing a program of study that addresses the technical competencies and interpersonal skills needed to assume leadership roles in planning and coordinating emergency response strategies. Providing opportunities for students to formulate solutions to important problems of interest to nursing through analysis, synthesis, and application of current research. Preparing graduates to be innovative leaders.

Accreditation:

Accredited by North Central

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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