Dual MSc in Nursing & MBA (Online)

Benedictine University

Programme Description

Dual MSc in Nursing & MBA (Online)

Benedictine University

The online Dual MSN/MBA program is designed for nurse professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of advanced nursing practice and the critical business skills necessary to manage an organisation. In this program you will enhance your ability to solve problems, identify opportunities and make decisions in a variety of health care settings by applying business concepts in finance, economics, operations, marketing and management.

  • Earn two master’s degrees in less time and fewer courses than you would taking both separately – a savings of $13,640 and 10 months
  • Fulfill the academic requirements necessary to sit for the Nurse Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC) exam
  • Complete the program entirely online – no requirement to travel to the US

In the Dual MSN/MBA program you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the integration of nursing and the related sciences required to analyse, design, implement and evaluate aggregate outcomes of nursing care in diverse populations.
  • Apply leadership skills and decision-making in the provision of quality and safe care delivery to individuals, populations or communities across healthcare delivery systems.
  • Apply research outcomes in the practice setting, resolve practice outcomes across healthcare environments, and communicate results intended to advance clinical practice.
  • Advocate for policies that lead to improved health outcomes for populations and improvement of the quality of the healthcare system.
  • Identify and analyse the elements of health system financial statements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts and analytic tools used in business.
  • Demonstrate the use of cost accounting concepts.
  • Identify assessment models and methods for measuring and improving productivity and operational performance.

Discover the Benedictine Difference

We don’t just tell you how we are different – we show you. Students admitted into our program are able to acclimate themselves with the online learning environment before their first day of class in our Success Strategies Course. The course is a live simulation through which students can review lesson plans, post to discussion boards, complete practice homework assignments and get to know their fellow classmates and faculty.

Nursing Admission Requirements

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency for nursing
  • Must be licensed as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States
  • Must have an equivalent of a minimum U.S. GPA of 2.75 or above

Why Choose Benedictine Online?

  • By earning your Dual MSN/MBA online at Benedictine, you will receive all the benefits that Benedictine offers with its rich history spanning more than 127 years of academic excellence
  • Complete your coursework according to your own schedule through our interactive online format
  • Earn the same respected credential as students in the traditional campus program
  • Get help from your personal full-time advisor when you need it

Start Dates

  • 1/5/2015
  • 4/27/2015
  • 8/24/2015

Testimonials

“Currently I am a Nursing Director at a rural hospital in Kentucky. I have gained valuable skills in organizational teamwork, collaboration, writing, expression of transformational leadership skills and many others.” - Online MSN Graduate

“If you’re going to do a program like the MSN with a Nurse Educator Concentration, take advantage of the instructors. They are a 100 percent there to see you succeed.” - Online MSN Graduate

“If you have something that you are considering, go ahead and do it, don’t wait. Don’t say you will do it later. There is no reason to wait, because you want to be able to take advantage of the degree and do what you love.” - Online MSN Graduate

“My degree has opened opportunities as a nurse educator, a preceptor to new nurses. It sets me apart from my peers as far as education goes because as an officer in the army everyone has a bachelor’s degree. But to go ahead and get a master’s as well shows that you really care about your job and want opportunity. I did hear this quote awhile back. I don't know where I got it from, ‘Less than 1 percent of army lieutenants have a master’s, and less than 8 percent of army captains have a master’s.’” - Online MSN Graduate

This school offers programs in:
  • English


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