Dual Degree Program - MSN/MBA

Nurse administrators are finding that the health care industry has become a business that requires both the application of professional nursing and business theories. Xavier University's College of Professional Sciences and Williams College of Business offer an outstanding opportunity for nursing leaders to receive a dual degree in a creative, integrated program that unites these two nationally recognized colleges.

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The MSN/MBA dual degree objectives include:

  • Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the humanities and the sciences, including nursing, and evaluate it for its use in guiding nursing research and practice.
  • Exhibit competence and confidence when assuming role responsibilities as a graduate with advanced level preparation.
  • Exemplify moral and ethical leadership through a concern for others, the management of nursing care, and a commitment to professional excellence in the delivery of health care and the profession.
  • Evaluate issues and opportunities in health care delivery from ethical, sociopolitical, technological, and historical frameworks while providing leadership for change.
  • Validate and extend nursing knowledge through interpretation of and collaboration in nursing research.
  • Analyze, plan, and venture effectively in a variety of health care related environments.
  • Organize, integrate, and synthesize complex organizational issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Conceptualize the health care enterprise within a larger context and establish and attain appropriate goals.
  • Develop the capacity to continuously learn and evolve with technological and industrial change.