Nursing Administration

Mount Carmel College of Nursing’s Master of Science Program in Nursing Administration is designed for career-minded, baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses who are ready to assume even greater responsibility and reap the benefits of expanded career opportunities. This program prepares the professional nurse to advance their careers by assuming managerial and administrative roles. This advanced professional will apply knowledge and skills to provide vision and leadership within an ethical framework in healthcare environments. This program is offered in a hybrid model with both online and face-to-face coursework. An administrative internship serves as the capstone of this program.

Upon completion of the Nursing Administration track, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Assume advanced roles in nursing administration
  • Lead the development of competent healthcare to diverse populations
  • Use epidemiological, social and environmental data to draw inferences for the development of healthcare services
  • Facilitate the use of evidence-based practice in nursing services
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of programs on health promotion or disease prevention
  • Evaluate nursing delivery systems to assure quality outcomes
  • Demonstrate leadership in nursing and healthcare services
  • Use ethical decision making in relevant practice roles
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to achieve quality outcomes in nursing and healthcare services
  • Promote nursing as a profession and discipline
  • Demonstrate scholarly inquiry about nursing and health systems through verbal and written communication
  • Analyzes ethical, legal, and social factors influencing policy and the interdependence and impact of policy on heath care practice across disciplines

Criteria for Admission

To be considered for admission to any of the Graduate Program tracks at Mount Carmel, the following is required:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program; accreditation by either the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Master's and Doctoral Degrees also considered for the NP program
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the baccalaureate nursing program
  • Undergraduate statistics and research courses with a letter grade of "C" or better in both. A grade of "C-" will not be accepted.
  • One year recent clinical experience recommended
  • Interview

Application Materials

  • Completed Application
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • One-page typed statement of purpose written by the applicant that outlines applicant's goals and objectives for pursuit of graduate studies in the specialty track
  • Current, unrestricted Ohio RN license or eligibility for Ohio Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
  • Two recommendation letters (from individuals such as: work supervisors, professional colleagues, and former faculty members who hold a minimum of a Master’s level degree)
  • Official TOEFL scores for students for whom English is not the native language; minimum required TOEFL score of 550 (paper based}, 213 (computer based) or 79-80 (Internet based); TOEFL scores are valid two years from the test date. To learn more about the TOEFL, visit
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities

Application Deadlines

The Nursing Administration track admits students in the fall semester. The application is open from September 1 until February 1.

See application for details.

Program Completion

Fall Semester Start

  • Options: Completion in four years over eight semesters (one course per semester)


View Sample Curriculum of Study here.

For More Information Contact

Our admissions office can be reached at 614-234-4CON or at