Nursing Administration (M.S.N.)

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Nursing Graduate Program

Nursing Administration (M.S.N.)


M.S.N. in Nurse Administration

Program Director
  Michelle Ficca, Ph.D., RN | mficca@bloomu.edu

Department of Nursing
3109 McCormick Center
Phone: 570-389-4615
Fax: 570-389-5008


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This option is designed to prepare nurses to assume a leadership role in nursing administration. Through the development of competence in the multifaceted role as a nurse administrator, students engage in responsible decision-making, innovative problem solving and development of leadership style designed to be effective in managing an organization.

 

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BU’s Master of Science in Nurse Administration program emphasizes the acquisition of essential management skills, including:

  • organizational assessment
  • budget and accounting
  • principles of management
  • information systems
  • and ethical behavior in organizations.

As a nurse administrator, students serve in a direct role in impacting the delivery of health care for specific populations. Social, ethical and political actions are emphasized to initiate and affect change regarding the development of health care policy.

Getting Started: Nursing Administration MSN and MSN/MBA Option Admission

Completed applications are to be sent to the graduate office. Completed application packets consist of the following information:

  • Graduate school application and fee
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  • Copy of current, unencumbered Pennsylvania professional nursing license
  • Resume which includes description of professional nursing and clinical experience
  • Typed career goals
  • Three completed recommendation forms

Interviews with the Director of the Nursing Administration Program Director and Graduate Program Coordinator will be conducted after completed application is reviewed. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Michelle Ficca, Ph.D., RN, Director of the Nursing Administration Program at 570-389-4615 or mficca@bloomu.edu.