Nursing and Business Administration (MS/MBA)

Business (MS/MBA) Option

Learn to analyze, plan, implement, and evaluate innovative and creative responses to health care marketplace needs.

The MS/MBA option prepares administrators with a unique blend of advanced nursing and business management expertise.

Graduates are awarded:

The program will prepare you for senior management level decision-making on financial, strategic planning, resource management, and governance issues.

The MS/MBA program:

  • involves 66-72 credits of required coursework
  • can be completed in two years of rigorous full-time, year-round study
  • can be completed part time over a maximum of seven years.

More Information

University of Baltimore
Contact: Justin Daniel
Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs and Career Services
410-837-5741
jdaniel@ubalt.edu

University of Maryland, College Park
Contact: Tia M. Tanksley
Assistant Director of Admissions, Full-time MBA
301-405-8146
ttanksley@rhsmith.umd.edu

Sample Plan of Study

MS/MBA in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park
OR
MS/MBA in conjunction with the University of Baltimore

First Semester
Course Title Credits
NRSG 780 Health Promotion and Population Health 3
NRSG 782 Health Systems & Health Policy: Leadership & Quality Improvement 3
NRSG 790 Methods for Research and Evidence Based Practice 3
NRSG 795 Biostatistics for Evidence-based Practice 3
  Total 12
Second Semester
Course Title Credits
NURS 691 Organizational Theories: Applications to Health Service Management 3
NURS 692 Administration of Nursing and Health Care Services 3
NURS 736 Technology Solutions for Generating Knowledge in Health Care 3
NURS XXX Elective 3
  Total 12
Third Semester
Course Title Credits
NURS XXX Elective 3
XXXX Business Course (taken at selected School of Business)* 3
XXXX Business Course (taken at selected School of Business)* 3
  Total 9
Fourth Semester 
Course Title Credits
NURS 695 Practicum in Health Services, Leadership, and Management 5
  Total 5
Credits from MS portion of the dual program 32
Credits from MBA portion of the program** 36
Total Credits 68

*Shared credits between UMSON and School of Business
**Following completion of MS, students will continue with completion of MBA program to complete the dual degree.

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