Graduate Course Catalog 2009-2011

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JOINT MSN/MBA/MSN/MBA

Total Credit Hours: 60-63

Registered nurses interested in obtaining an MBA as well as an MSN have the opportunity to pursue a joint degree at Lewis. Degree requirements for the joint program may vary significantly from the information provided in this catalog. Contact either the executive director of the MBA program or the director of the Department of Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions for information and program requirements.

The dual degree program Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration is based on the 2003 MSN and MBA curricula. The credit hour requirement for the MSN program is 30-33 semester hours. Requirement for the MBA program is 27 hours. The dual degree total credit hour requirement is 57-60 semester credit hours, plus 3 hours of elective.

NOTE: The MSN/MBA curriculum and sequence of courses are subject to change without notice or obligation. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions for current information.


I. MSN Core Courses (18)
30-522 Human Diversity and Social Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing (3)
30-523 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
30-524 Advanced Nursing Research (3)
30-525 Healthcare Outcomes Measurement (3)
30-527 Healthcare Information Management (3)
30-528 Program Planning and Evaluation (3)

II. MSN Specialty Track (6-9)

NURSING ADMINISTRATION (6)
30-553 Human Resource Management in Healthcare (3)
30-555 The Business of Healthcare (3)

NURSING EDUCATION (9)
30-540 Educational Theory and the Scholarship of Teaching (3)
30-543 Curriculum Development and Evaluation (3)
30-545 Teaching Methodology and Delivery Systems (3)

III. MSN Elective (3)

IV. Thesis/Practicum Directed Study (9)
30-591 Thesis (6)
30-596 Nursing Administration Practicum (5)
30-597 Nursing Education Practicum (5)

V. MBA Courses (27)

PHASE I - REQUIRED FOUNDATION COURSES (9)
59-650 Healthcare Management Operations and Accounting (3)
59-660 Healthcare Marketing (3)
59-670 Healthcare Finance and Economics (3)

PHASE II - REQUIRED CORE COURSES (18)
59-550 Managerial Accounting (3)
59-554 Managerial Economics (3)
59-568 Marketing Management (3)
59-572 Managerial Finance (3)
59-601 Legal, Social and Ethical Foundations for Business (3)
59-620 Strategic Management in the Global Environment (3)