Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson College of Nursing

MSN: Community Systems Administration


4201 Henry Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19107

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN: Community Systems Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The professional nurse with the Community Systems Administration (CSA) specialty will focus on prevention and primary care. A variety of emerging healthcare organizations are demanding visionary nursing leaders in administrative roles. The nurse will gain knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design and evaluate healthcare programs in a variety of settings. The professional nurse with the CSA specialty focuses on prevention, program planning and leadership in administrative roles and has an overall population focus. The various settings for the CSA graduate are diverse, with examples including public health departments (local, state and federal health agencies), school health programs, community health centers, clinics, shelters, home health and hospice agencies, faith-based organizations, academic and research organizations and nursing centers and hospital administration.

Graduates of the CSA program are eligible for Advanced Public Health Nurse certification.

This program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and has the option of online or combination online/in-class courses.  Jefferson MSN programs begin three times throughout the year: Fall, Spring and Summer.


Jefferson College of Nursing is an integral part of a premier academic medical center, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. In 2015 the College (formerly known as the Jefferson School of Nursing) was ranked by U.S.News & World Report among the top 100 Best Graduate Nursing Schools in the country, based on reputation, acceptance rate, student-faculty ratio and faculty credentials. The College of Nursing is also a designated National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2015-2019. 


Middle States (MSCHE) & Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1129

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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