Areas of Specialization

Choose your area of expertise. Our program offers concentrations in three areas.

All areas of concentration are 33 semester hours (8.25 credits).

This study option prepares the graduate for a leadership role in nursing administration. Core courses provide the student with a framework for clinical leadership in an advanced role in nursing.

Advanced competence courses provide the foundation for the role of leader in administration or management.

Clinical residency develops depth in practice as an administrator.

This study option prepares the graduate for a leadership role at the point of care to achieve optimal clinical outcomes for individuals and populations.

Core courses provide the student with a framework for clinical leadership in an advanced role in nursing. Advanced competence courses provide the foundation for the role of leader in the care environment and in management of outcomes.

Concentration courses focus on knowledge and skills for leadership in clinical practice with interprofessional teams.

Clinical residency develops depth in practice as a clinical leader in the care environment. Upon completion of this concentration, students will be eligible to sit for Clinical Nurse Leader certification.

This study option prepares the graduate for a clinical leadership role as a nurse educator in a variety of settings. Graduates may assume roles as clinical faculty in schools of nursing as well as nurse educators in staff development and continuing education departments in health care agencies.

Core courses provide the student with a framework for clinical leadership in an advanced role in nursing. Advanced competency courses provide the foundation for the role of leader in clinical care and management of outcomes.

Concentration courses focus on knowledge and skills in curriculum design, implementation and evaluation. A clinical residency with a master teacher provides teaching experience in academic and/or health care settings.

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