Grand Canyon University

MBA and MS in Nursing - Leadership in Health Care Systems

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program at Grand Canyon University is a dual degree program designed to prepare students for management and executive positions in the health care industry. Learn more about Grand Canyon University's MBA and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual-Degree)

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

The MBA and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program is intended for those interested in management and executive-level positions in the health care industry. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

The MBA and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program at Grand Canyon University is designed to prepare students for managerial and executive positions in the health care industry by providing curriculum that addresses clinical, administrative, and business skills. The program offers coursework that investigates caring, spirituality, the theoretical basis of nursing, the definition of health, the delivery of health care in the United States, health care ethics and policy, and how to access and synthesize research data into more effective practices. Students also have the opportunity to learn about leadership models and development, study how to generate organizational change, and create a research-based intervention plan that addresses an issue or problem in professional health care. Additional courses address cross functional business and management skills, effective operations management, and innovative strategy and leadership in an organization.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

64 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Business Administration

  • ACC 502: Accounting Practices (4 credits)
  • FIN 504: Finance Principles (4 credits)
  • MGT 604: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • ECN 601: Economics (4 credits)
  • BUS 660: Quantitative Methods (4 credits)
  • MKT 607: Marketing Management (4 credits)
  • ACC 650: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • MGT 655: Operations Management (4 credits)
  • FIN 650: Managerial Finance (4 credits)
  • MGT 660: Strategic Management (4 credits)

Nursing Leadership

  • NUR 502: Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practices (4 credits)
  • NUR 504: Health Care Research Analysis and Utilization (4 credits)
  • NUR 508: Ethics, Policy, and Finance in the Health Care System (4 credits)
  • LDR 600: Leadership Styles and Development (4 credits)
  • LDR 615: Organizational Development and Change (4 credits)
  • NUR 699: Evidence-Based Practice Project (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Grand Canyon University's MBA and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program have been prepared to be leaders in the medical industry. Graduates may be able to find positions in hospitals, private practices, insurance companies, and other health care companies or facilities.

Some positions graduates may choose to pursue include:

  • Hospital administrator
  • Hospital chief executive officer
  • Hospital chief financial officer
  • Lead nurse
  • Director of nursing

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