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Nursing Administration and Financial Leadership Curriculum

Introduction to the Nursing Administration & Financial Leadership Concentration

This track integrates the caring philosophy into organizational management.  Its core and cognate courses provide study central to advanced nursing management and financial practice; the nursing concentration courses offer content and practice in nursing and health care administration and finance, relevant to primary, secondary and/or tertiary settings in rapidly changing times. 

 The Administrative and Financial Leadership in Nursing and Health Care track curriculum can be taken completely online and the needs of students in other geographic areas can be accommodated for the practicum.  The track requires a  minimum of 37-39 credit hours for completion.  Full and part time program of study options are available.  The curriculum contains a minimum of 180-270 hours of required practical related to administrative and financial management in health care organization(s).  Students will find a preceptor who will mentor them throughout this portion of the curriculum.  Decisions about preceptors will be made with the advisement.

Preceptor and practicum/clinical site decisions are determined in collaboration between faculty and students. Every effort is made to accommodate the practicum/clinical  needs of students in various geographic locations. 

FAU is authorized to offer online nursing programs in many states. Individual state authorization status is available online at http://fauelearning.com/fauonline/state-authorization/.  If you are a resident of a state in which FAU is  not currently authorized to provide post-secondary educational instruction,  please contact us to discuss program options.

For more information about the program contact:

Rose O. Sherman, Ed.D, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Professor of Nursing and Program Coordinator
Phone:  561-297-0055
Email:    rsherman@fau.edu


In keeping with Florida Atlantic University's philosophy as a distributed university, courses may be held on varying campuses over the program of study with various modes of delivery. This may include live classes/weekend format classes/TV classes/web-assisted classes/ and/or on-line offerings. Campuses include Boca Raton, Broward County/Davie, and the Treasure Coast.

Full Time Curriculum Plan

Nursing Administration
All Campuses

 

Course Name

Course #

Credits

Clinical Hours

FALL SEMESTER (9 credits)

Adv. Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring

NGR

6110

3

 

Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

NGR

6811

3

 

Leadership in Nursing Administration

NGR

6725

3

 

SPRING SEMESTER (9 credits)

Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

NGR

6891

3

 

Financial Administration of Nursing Systems

NGR

6722

3

 

Clinical Informatics

NGR

6871 

3

 

SUMMER SEMESTER (9 or 11 credits)

Adv Nursing Situations: Influencing Health Policy

NGR

6892

3

 

Human Resource Management

MAN

6156

3

 

Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice

NGR

6812

3

 

Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum I *

* (Not required of all students)

NGR

6723L

2

90

FALL SEMESTER (10 credits)

Healthcare Financing

HSA

6175

3

 

Adv. Nursing Administration Practicum II
with Project

NGR

6724L

4

180

*3rd Business Course to be approved by the
Program Advisor

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS

37

or 39

180

or 270


Part Time Curriculum Plan

Nursing Administration
All Campuses

 

Course Name

Course #

Credits

Clinical Hours

FALL SEMESTER (6 credits)

Advanced Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring

NGR

6110

3

 

Leadership in Nursing Administration

NGR

6725

3

 

SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)

Financial Administration of Nursing Systems

NGR

6722

3

 

Leadership, Policy and Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

NGR

6891

3

 

SUMMER SEMESTER (6 credits)

Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

NGR

6811

3

 

Advanced Nursing Situations: Influencing
 Health Policy

NGR

6892

3

 

FALL SEMESTER (6 or 8 credits)

Advanced Nursing Practicum I**

**(not required of all students)

NGR

6723L

2

90

Human Resource Management

MAN

6156

3

 

Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice

NGR

6812

3

 

SPRING SEMESTER (6 credits)

Clinical Informatics

NGR

6871

3

 

Healthcare Financing

HSA

6175

3

 

SUMMER SEMESTER (7 credits)

Advanced Nursing Administration
Practicum II with Project

NGR

6724L

4

180

*3rd Business Course to be approved by the
Program Advisor

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS

37 OR 39

180 OR 270