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Overview | Curriculum | Careers

This track integrates the caring philosophy into organizational management. Its core and cognate courses provide study central to advanced nursing management and financial practice; the nursing concentration courses offer content and practice in nursing and health care administration and finance, relevant to primary, secondary and/or tertiary settings in rapidly changing times.

The Administrative and Financial Leadership in Nursing and Health Care track curriculum can be taken completely online and the needs of students in other geographic areas can be accommodated for the practicum. The track requires a minimum of 37-39 credit hours for completion. Full and part time program of study options are available. The curriculum contains a minimum of 180-270 hours of required practical related to administrative and financial management in health care organization(s). Students will find a preceptor who will mentor them throughout this portion of the curriculum. Decisions about preceptors will be made with the advisement.

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is ranked by US News and World Reports as one of the top 50 Masters Programs in the US.  The selection is based on a number of criteria used to rate program quality including research funding, faculty credentials, number of degrees awarded, student:faculty ratio, and mean undergraduate GPA of admitted students.

*** The curriculum includes 4-6 credits of practicum experiences with nurse leaders arranged in a geographic area convenient for the student.

Online Curriculum 

Full Time Curriculum Plan: Nursing Administration

Course Name
Course # Credits Clinical Hours
FALL SEMESTER (9 credits)
Adv. Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring NGR 6110 3
Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles NGR 6811 3
Leadership in Nursing Administration NGR 6725 3
SPRING SEMESTER (9 credits)
Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6891 3
Financial Administration of Nursing Systems NGR 6722 3
Clinical Informatics NGR 6871 3
SUMMER SEMESTER (9 or 11 credits)
Adv Nursing Situations: Influencing Health Policy NGR 6892 3
Human Resource Management MAN 6156 3
Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice NGR 6812 3
Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum I *
* (Not required of all students)
NGR 6723L 2 90
FALL SEMESTER (10 credits)
Healthcare Financing HSA 6175 3
Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum II with Project NGR 6724L 4 180
*3rd Business Course to be approved by the Program Advisor 3
TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS 37 or 39 180 or 270

   

Part Time Curriculum Plan: Nursing Administration
Course Name Course # Credits Clinical Hours
FALL SEMESTER (6 credits)
Advanced Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring NGR 6110 3
Leadership in Nursing Administration NGR 6725 3
SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)
Financial Administration of Nursing Systems NGR 6722 3
Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6891 3
SUMMER SEMESTER (6 credits)
Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles NGR 6811 3
Advanced Nursing Situations: Influencing Health Policy NGR 6892 3
FALL SEMESTER (6 or 8 credits)
Advanced Nursing Practicum I**
**(not required of all students)
NGR 6723L 2 90
Human Resource Management MAN 6156 3
Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice NGR 6812 3
SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)
Clinical Informatics NGR 6871 3
Healthcare Financing HSA 6175 3
SUMMER SEMESTER (7 credits)
Advanced Nursing Administration Practicum II with Project NGR 6724L 4 180
*3rd Business Course to be approved by the Program Advisor 3
TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS 37 OR 39 180 OR 270
Leadership in Nursing Administration NGR 6725 3
SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)

Sample Careers:

  • Nurse Manager or Director
  • Quality or Safety Manager
  • Ambulatory Clinic/Center Director
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Informatics Nurse
  • Director of Patient Experience

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Degree Details
College College of Nursing
Degree type MSN
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $369.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,024.81
Credits needed to graduate 37 - 39
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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