The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Xavier University provides nurses with the opportunity to obtain advanced level preparation in nursing science. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume professional leadership roles that encompass educational, consultative, and managerial functions. They are prepared to design and establish delivery services in response to current health care policy changes.
Students who choose the administration concentration are provided with an in-depth study of nursing leadership principles and practices for the improvement of nursing practice and the investigation and resolution of nursing health care issues and problems.
In addition, an integrated dual degree with the Williams College of Business is offered to students enrolled in the administration concentration for which the MSN/MBA would enhance career opportunities through the additional study of business courses. See the MSN/MBA page for further information.
- Apply macro and micro concepts of administrative practice to health care delivery services.
- Assess organizational structures, cultures, leadership and power in order to understand and manage organizational behaviors.
- Understand the complexities of finance in health care delivery.
- Explore the role of the nurse administrator in the planning, decision-making, and directing change for the delivery of quality health care services.