Graduate Course Catalog 2011-2013

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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 MSN and MBA curricula. The credit hour requirement for the MSN program is 36-39 semester hours. Requirement for the MBA program is 27 hours. The dual degree total credit hour requirement is 63-66 semester credit hours.

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)
30-528 Program Planning and Evaluation (3)
30-527 Healthcare Information Management (3)
30-503 Strategic Directions in Healthcare (3)

II. MBA Core Courses (27)

Phase I - Required Foundation Courses (12)
65-520 Fundamentals of the Business Enterprise (3)
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 (15)
59-550 Managerial Accounting (3)
59-554 Managerial Economics (3)
59-568 Marketing Management (3)
59-572 Managerial Finance (3)
59-620 Strategic Management in the Global Environment (3)

III. MSN Specialization (18-21)
30-550 Dimensions in Healthcare Leadership (3)
30-552 Dynamics of Healthcare Organizations (3)
30-554 Evidence-Based Performance in Healthcare (3)
30-556 Business Skills for Healthcare Organizations (3)
30-596 Nursing Administration Practicum (6)
30-591 Thesis (6)
30-590 Independent Study (1-3)