Graduates of the Nursing Management and Quality Leadership program will be academically prepared to assure that inpatient, outpatient, and community settings consider safety in every decision. They will be uniquely qualified to understand the demands of a primary care environment and balance administrative and staff decisions while ensuring patients receive superior care. Graduates of this program will work in integrated primary care and organizational settings as administrators, managers, and supervisors.
Graduates may also pursue entrepreneurial venues that blend their healthcare experience with safety and leadership strategies. This program has 180 practicum hours.
|NUR-600||Theory Development in Nursing Research||3|
|NUR-601||Research Methods in Nursing||3|
|NUR-610||Project Seminar Design & Proposal||3|
|NUR-613||Nursing Leadership and Communication||3|
|NUR-614||Financial Management for Nurse Leaders||2|
|NUR-615||Nurse Leadership Practicum||3|
|NUR-621||Healthcare Quality and Safety||2|
|NUR-629||Project Advisement: Implement and Evaluation||1|
|NUR-650||Nursing & Organizational Leadership||3|
|NUR-651||Hlth Policy & Advocacy for Nurse Leaders||3|
|NUR-652||Population Health & Outcomes||2|
In addition to the general admission requirements for graduate programs at D’Youville College, applicants for the master of science degree in nursing management and quality leadership must present the following:
1. Completed online graduate application for admission (no application fee)
2. Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC (ACEN) accredited program at a college or university in the US (or by the CNO in Ontario).
3. Evidence of capability to succeed in a graduate program based on an overall undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
4. Official transcripts from all college/ universities attended. Canadian students must submit ‘course-by-course’ evaluation (or equivalent) of all Canadian college and/or university transcripts through the World Education Services (WES) or other approved foreign transcript evaluation agencies.
5. An overall G.P.A. of at least 3.0. Applicants with a baccalaureate degree in nursing, earned more than five years ago, with an overall G.P.A. less than 3.0 but more than or equal to 2.7, who have achieved significant professional success as documented on curricula vitae, may submit an application for consideration. Preferential admissions will be given to applicants with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
6. Active unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in New York or in Ontario for Canadian students.
7. A current CPR certification with a psychomotor component.
8. One year of practice as a registered nurse is recommended.
9. Two references on clinical performance (supervisor, professor, or colleague).
10. Writing assignment on your philosophy of nursing, 2 pages in length, double space and 12-point font that includes philosophy of nursing focused on past experience, what influencing nursing has had on your career, why you chose to pursue this degree, how you see this degree enhancing your career and how you will utilize this degree to advance patient care and health care outcomes.
11. A student who meets the entry requirements and is currently or previously enrolled in a graduate nursing program at another college or university must obtain a letter from that School of Nursing stating the student is in good standing, not on probation, and able to register for classes. Students who were dismissed from a graduate nursing program will not be considered for admission