Nursing Administration Sample Curriculum of Study

Course Offering – 34 credits

Graduate Core – 13 credits

  • NURS 501: Nursing Research and Evidenced Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 502: Quality, Safety and Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 503: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing (3)
  • NURS 504: Leadership in Advanced Nursing Roles (3)
  • HUMN 505: Seminar on Scholarly Writing (1)

Course Offering – 21 credits

Functional Area Core: Nursing Administration – 21 credits

  • NURS 550: Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)
  • NURS 551: Concepts of Nursing Administration (3)
  • NURS 552: Health Care Environments (3)
  • NURS 556: Finance of Health Care (3)
  • NURS 557: Economics of Health Care (3)
  • NURS 554: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts (3) (50 hrs. practicum)
  • NURS 555: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts II (3) (100 hrs. practicum)

Nursing Administration
Curriculum Plan
2 years / 5 semesters

Year 1 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 502: Quality, Safety & Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 550: Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)
  • HUMN 505: Seminar on Scholarly Writing (1) (Preferred, or summer.)

Total 7 credit hours

Year 1 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 501: Nursing: Research and EBP (3)
  • NURS 551: Concepts of Nursing Administration (3)
  • NURS 556: Finance of Health Care (3)

Total 9 credit hours

Year 1 / Summer Semester

  • NURS 552: Health Care Environments (3)
  • NURS 557: Economics of Health Care (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 2 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 504: Leadership (3)
  • NURS 554: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts I (50h) (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 2 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 503: Theory (3)
  • NURS 555: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts II (100h) (3)

Total 6 credit hours


Nursing Administration
Curriculum Plan
3 years / 8 semesters

Year 1 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 502: Quality, Safety & Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 504: Leadership (3)
  • HUMN 505: Seminar on Scholarly Writing (1) (Preferred, or summer.)

Total 7 credit hours

Year 1 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 501: Nursing: Research and EBP (3)
  • NURS 503: Theory (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 1 / Summer Semester

  • NURS 552: Health Care Environments (3)

Total 3 credit hours

Year 2 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 550: Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)

Total 3 credit hours

Year 2 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 551: Concepts of Nursing Administration (3)
  • NURS 556: Finance of Health Care (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 2 / Summer Semester

  • NURS 557: Economics of Health Care (3)

Total 3 credit hours

Year 3 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 554: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts I (50h) (3)

Total 3 credit hours

Year 3 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 555: Integration of Nursing Administration Concepts II (100h) (3)

Total 3 credit hours