Master of Science in Nursing Administration
If you are a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or above and are looking for an opportunity to earn a graduate degree in nursing, Empire State College's Master of Science in Nursing Administration is a good choice for you.
The M. S. in nursing administration is a 33-credit, online program. The degree will prepare students to assume a broader leadership role in nursing management within a healthcare organization or system-wide enterprise.
Courses are offered fall, spring and summer terms. See the nursing course information for course descriptions.
Suggested Enrollment Sequence
Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practices – NURS 6005 (3 credits
Professional Role Development and Ethics – NURS 6010 (3 credits)
Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice – NURS 6015 (3 credits)
Informatics and Health Care Technology - NURS 6025 (3 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Health Care – NURS 6020 (3 credits)
Population Health, Human Diversity and Social Issues – NURS 6030 (3 credits)
Healthcare Finance and Budgeting – NURS 6065 (3 credits)
Organizational Theory and Human Resource Management – NURS 6070 (3 credits)
Innovative Leadership in Healthcare Organizations – NURS 6075 (3 credits)
Graduate level elective (3 credits)
Nursing Administration Capstone – NURS 7010 (3 credits)
The RN to BSN, MS in Nursing Education, and MS in Nursing Administration programs at Empire State College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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The mission of STTI is to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.
An accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for SUNY Empire State College's nursing programs has been scheduled for March 1-3, 2021. As part of this review process, third-party comments are solicited.
All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English. The comments may be sent to:
Third-party comments must be received by CCNE no later than February 8, 2021.