MBA in Business Administration: Nursing Administration

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Program Description

The Nursing Administration concentration of the MBA program is designed to give nurse leaders a deeper understanding of business issues in medical settings. Students in this program are required to have earned -- or be working toward -- their MSN degree. 

Program Coordinator

Dr. Stephanie Adam

Delivery Mode

Blended or 100% Online  

Accreditation

Programs in the Department of Business and Economics are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn.

Curriculum

Course Credits
Core Courses  
MBA 700  Business Foundations 3
MBA 710  Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis 3
MBA 720  Leading the Enterprise 3
MBA 730  Managerial Decision Making 3
MBA 740  Business, Government and Society 3
MBA 750  MBA Capstone 3
   
Course Options (Specialized Courses)  
NUR 602  Health Policy in Nursing 3
NUR 603  Information Systems for Nurses in Health Care Organizations 3
NUR 714  Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 3
NUR 715  Financial Management in Non-profit Health Care Organizations 3
Business Electives (500-level or higher ACC, BUS, ECO, ENP, FIN, HRM, MGT, MIS or MKT) 6
   
Total 36

MSN Students

Students working to concurrently earn both the MSN in Nursing Leadership and Administration and the MBA in Business Administration: Nursing Administration can complete the requirements for both programs with 54 credits:

Course Credits
MBA Courses  
MBA 700  Business Foundations 3
MBA 710  Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis 3
MBA 720  Leading the Enterprise 3
MBA 730  Managerial Decision Making 3
MBA 740  Business, Government and Society 3
MBA 750  MBA Capstone 3
Business Electives (500-level or higher ACC, BUS, ECO, ENP, FIN, HRM, MGT, MIS or MKT) 6
   
MSN/MBA Shared Courses  
NUR 602  Health Policy in Nursing 3
NUR 603  Information Systems for Nurses in Health Care Organizations 3
NUR 714  Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 3
NUR 715  Financial Management in Non-profit Health Care Organizations 3
   
MSN Courses  
NUR 601  Theory and Research in Nursing 3
NUR 604  Population Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
NUR 711  Nursing Organization and Leadership Theory 3
NUR 712  Nursing Administration and Leadership Role
3
NUR 813  Nursing Administration Role Practicum 6
   
Total 54

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/graduate/masters/mba/nursing-administration.aspx