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Nurse Administrator

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Nurse Administrator

Program Overview

As the healthcare environment has become more complex, the role of the professional nurse has grown to meet contemporary complex challenges. It is clear nurse leaders must be at the table and positioned to assure safe, quality, and cost-efficient care for the future of health care.


Students complete four general courses as well as specialized requirements of their chosen concentration. The Nurse Administrator Track includes:

Nurse Administrator Track

General Core Courses  
NURS 502 Epidemiology and Bioinformatics
NURS 504 Policy, Quality, and Safety in Health Care
NURS 506 Nursing Role Theory and Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 536 Law, Regulations, and Ethics in Health Care 
MBA Courses  
NURS 533 Managing Health Care Organizations
NURS 535 Health Economics
Nursing Administration Courses  
NURS 520 Financial Management in Health Care
NURS 522 Project Management in Health Care
NURS 524 Strategic Planning in Health Care
NURS 760

Nurse Administrator Capstone, Seminar and Internship

Includes 150 practicum hours in nursing administrative role.

Leadership Elective (select one)  
NURS 511 Developing Managerial Competencies
NURS 512 Women in Leadership
NURS 513 Leading People in Organizations

Admission Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited baccalaureate program with at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Submission of official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Active RN licensure in Pennsylvania
  • Completion of a statistics course at an undergraduate or graduate level with a grade of C or better
  • Two professional references, one from a nursing supervisor
  • Written statement of professional goals for graduate study and nursing career
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae

MSN Pathways 

Are you a Moravian University student or alumni in a baccalaureate nursing program who wish to obtain their Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) in one of the programs for Clinical Nurse Leaders, Nurse Educators, Nurse Administrators, MSN Nurse Administrators/MBA? See if you may be eligible for direct admission into one of our MSN programs.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Moravian University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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For more information about the MSN program, to speak with an advisor, or to make an appointment, call us at 610-861-1400 or email, or contact Caroline Bechtel, Student Experience Mentor, at 610-625-7131 or