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Nurse Executive

Breiseth Hall 570-408-4234 (T) 570-408-7846 (F) • Email

The Nurse Executive program develop nurse leaders to assume management roles in various health care settings. These may include inpatient and outpatient care delivery, health maintenance, disease management, healthcare consulting and healthcare technology organizations.


Online format
The 39-credit Nurse Executive program is held online*. Required clinical hours are completed in an approved location where students reside.


Course of Study

Graduate Nursing Core (24 Credits)

NSG 500   Advanced Health Assessment

NSG 501   Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science

NSG 502   Advanced Nursing Research

NSG 504   Advanced Role Development in Nursing

NSG 505   Health Care Policy and Models of Care

NSG 530   Advanced Pathophysiology

NSG 533   Advanced Pharmacology

NSG 590   Scholarly Review


Nurse Executive Curriculum (15 Credits)
NSG 560   Healthcare Operations for the Nurse Executive
NSG 561   Organizational Leadership for the Nurse Executive 
NSG 562   Advanced Leadership Topics for the Nurse Executive 
NSG 563   Nurse Executive Practicum I 
NSG 564   Nurse Executive Practicum II 


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