Endicott Nursing students

Nursing Administrator (M.S.)

The Nurse Administrator concentration is designed to prepare nurses to assume leadership positions in diverse health care settings. Organizational, analytic, strategic planning, financial, human resources and evaluation skills in the role of the nurse leader is emphasized in the program of study.

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Program Overview

The Nurse Administrator concentration is designed to prepare nurses to assume leadership positions in diverse health care settings. Organizational, analytic, strategic planning, financial, human resources and evaluation skills in the role of the nurse leader is emphasized in the program of study.

Courses focus on:

  • Delivery of care
  • Legal , regulatory and ethical issues
  • Health care economics
  • Health care environment
  • Professional practice
  • Organizational and leadership theories
  • Regulatory standards
  • Risk management
  • Quality outcomes
  • Strategic planning
  • Concepts of human resource management

The internship course provides an opportunity for the student to apply theoretical knowledge into a leadership management experience in a selected area of interest. Internship experiences are arranged individually through the School of Nursing.

 

Program of Study

Course Sequence - Fall Start     
Semester I (Fall)     
NUR 502  Contemporary Issues and Trends in Health Care Core 3 cr.
NUR 508 Role Development within Professional Organizations Core 3 cr.
NUR 525 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice Core 3 cr.
       
Semester II (January)     
NUR 504 Managing Operations, Finance and Risk Core 3 cr.
       
Semester III (Spring)     
NUR 574 Nursing Research I: Methods Core 3 cr.
NUR 526 Nurse as the Administrator Specialty 3 cr.
NUR 510 Organization and Structure of Nursing Leadership Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester IV (Summer)    
NUR 532  Administration: Practice and Quality Outcomes  Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester V (Fall)    
NUR 575 Nursing Research II: Project Core 3 cr.
NUR 582 Internship in Administrator Role Specialty 6 cr.
     
       
Course Sequence - Spring Start     
Semester I (Spring)     
NUR 502 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Health Care Core 3 cr.
NUR 504 Managing Operations, Finance and Risk Core 3 cr.
NUR 574 Nursing Research I: Methods Core 3 cr.
       
Semester II (Summer)     
NUR 508 Role Development within Professional Organizations Core 3 cr.
       
Semester III (Fall)     
NUR 525 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice Core 3 cr.
NUR 526 Nurse as the Administrator Specialty 3 cr.
NUR 510 Organization and Structure of Nursing Leadership Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester IV (Winter)    
NUR 532 Administration: Practice and Quality Outcomes Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester V (Spring)     
NUR 575 Nursing Research II: Project Core 3 cr.
NUR 582 Internship in Administrator Role Specialty 6 cr.

The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a repertoire of skills and strategies for a nurse's role as an effective leader within an organization.
  2. Synthesize nursing knowledge and experience with a conceptual framework for advanced nursing practice.
  3. Function as a nurse leader in the conduct and application of research.
  4. Collaborate and communicate to establish and maintain a professional work environment.
  5. Engage in continuous life-long learning and scholarship.
  6. Integrate ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice from the perspective of a nursing role specialty
  7. Foster sensitivity to the individual's interconnectedness to the human and global community that will enhance provision of care among diverse ethnic and cultural populations.
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