Master of Science in Nursing - Specialization in Administration
The Master of Science in Nursing Specialization in Administration is an in-depth study of MSN leadership principles and practices for the improvement of MSN practice supported by scholarly inquiry. This administration specialization combines MSN theory with advanced practice concepts necessary to work effectively within the structure of a variety of healthcare organizations. The curriculum consists of 36 semester credit hours; 21 core course credits, and 15 specialization credits. The core courses include theoretical knowledge, which serve as the foundation for advanced MSN with Specialization in Administration in a variety of roles. The courses focus on three major themes which are consistent with the philosophy for the graduate program in critical scholarly inquiry, professional and personal development, and management of information and resources in a healthcare organization. The program culminates with a capstone/integrative project in MSN administration.
U.S. University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Select programs are approved by the Board of Registered Nurses or accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).