Master of Science in Nursing: Health Care Systems Management Program

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The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing - Health Care Systems Management

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HCSM Program-Online
The HCSM program is focused on leadership strategies and covers major aspects of nursing or healthcare administration, from health promotion to workforce management. The program consists of 36 credit hours, culminating in a 3 credit hour practicum experience. The HCSM curriculum is delivered online.

The HCSM Practicum
This course consists of 180 clock hours of practicum experience. Students engage in practicum activities pertinent to a nursing or health care management role. A preceptor-mentorship model is used, in which managers in health care organizations play a substantial role in facilitating the practicum. The practicum occurs over one semester.