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Master of Science (M.S.N ) / M.B.A.

M.S.N./M.B.A. in Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership

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Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing and the Stillman School of Business, both recognized leaders in their fields, partnered to offer nurse leaders the business knowledge and skills to lead effectively within today’s integrated health care delivery system. Graduates receive both an M.S.N. in Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership and an M.B.A. (Master's in Business Administration). The program fully prepares nurse executives to understand, support and advocate for quality care while at the same time address administrative, financial, and business issues. In addition, graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings including in the political arena with the development of healthcare policies and population health needs.

The M.S.N. focuses on the evolving set of administrative skills demanded by today’s nurse leaders in the fast-paced healthcare environment. The M.B.A. provides a multi-disciplinary environment integrating the latest technology, business concepts and strategic planning process to meet the demands of a dynamic healthcare marketplace. Students are empowered with the requisite management skills to lead healthcare teams, address contemporary challenges, seek solutions, understand political landscapes review emerging trends and develop and implement strategies. 


The combined M.S.N./M.B.A. program offers full time and part time options. Students take 29 credits in the College of Nursing and 30 credits in the Stillman School of Business. Courses range from Nursing and Health Systems Administration to Accounting for Decision-Makers, and Forces in Healthcare to Financial Decision Making. 


Faculty members at the College of Nursing and the Stillman School of Business include distinguished educators, researchers and practitioners who bring real world management and leadership perspectives to the learning environment. All students are assigned the program director of the MSN/MBA program as their academic advisor.

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Dorothy Carolina
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director for the Nursing Administration and Executive Nurse Leadership Program
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Mark Schild
Associate Dean for Student Success and Instructor of Finance
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Seton Hall University's College of Nursing has a mission to educate practitioners of nursing — from baccalaureate-prepared generalists to advanced practitioners — who aspire to be innovators and leaders in the nursing profession. Established in 1937, the College offered New Jersey's first baccalaureate nursing program. It established its graduate program in 1975, its Ph.D. program in 2006 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program in 2009. U.S. News & World Report ranks the College's graduate nursing programs among the top nursing programs nationwide.

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