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CONTACT:
School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105
sage@cedarcrest.edu
610-740-3770

Graduate Nursing Programs

Sharon Melincavage
Director of the Nurse Administrator,
Nurse Educator and Nurse Practitioner Programs
smmelinc@cedarcrest.edu
Ext 3342

Stephanie B. Woodruff
Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program
stephanie.woodruff@cedarcrest.edu
Ext. 4485

MSN Nurse Administrator

In this track, you’ll learn to understand and evaluate the impact of nursing decisions; improve the effectiveness of your organization; lead and manage a diverse work force; develop collaborative relationships within your organization and community; and facilitate change.

Two Year Progression

Year 1

Fall Semester
MSN 510 Conceptual & Theoretical Foundations for Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
MSN 512 Research for Evidence-based Nursing Practice (3 credits; 7 weeks)
MSN 552 Pharmacological Principles of Clinical Therapeutics Across the Lifespan  (3 credits; 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
MSN 550 Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 516 Issues and Trends Relevant to Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
MSN 541 Organization and Structure of Nursing Care Delivery Systems (3 credits; 14 weeks)

Year 2

Fall Semester
MSN 543 Resources for the Delivery of Nursing Care (4 credits [3 credits didactic; 1 credit clinical (56 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)
MSN 514 Informatics & Technology in Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
MSN 520 Vulnerable Populations: Nursing Perspectives (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Spring Semester
MSN 545 Nurse Administrator Practicum(6 credits [3 credits didactic, 3 credits clinical (168 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)
MSN 551 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 credits [2 credits didactic, 1 credit online lab (56 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)

Three Year Progression (Fall Start Part-time)

Year 1

Fall Semester
MSN 510 Conceptual & Theoretical Foundations for Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
MSN 512 Research for Evidence-based Nursing Practice (3 credits; 7 weeks) 

Spring Semester
MSN 550 Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 516 Issues and Trends Relevant to Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Year 2

Fall Semester
MSN 552 Pharmacological Principles of Clinical Therapeutics Across the Lifespan  (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 520 Vulnerable Populations: Nursing Perspectives (3 credits; 7 weeks)
 
Spring Semester
MSN 541 Organization and Structure of Nursing Care Delivery Systems  (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 551 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 credits [2 credits didactic, 1 credit online lab (56 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)

Year 3

Fall Semester
MSN 543 Resources for the Delivery of Nursing Care (4 credits [3 credits didactic, 1 credit clinical (56 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)
MSN 514 Informatics & Technology in Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Spring Semester
MSN 545 Nurse Administrator Practicum (6 credits [3 credits didactic, 3 credits clinical (168 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)