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Master of Science in Nursing - Patient Care Services Administration

Sacred Heart University



The online Master of Science in Nursing - Patient Care Services Administration degree from Sacred Heart University was created for those RNs who are looking to gain the knowledge and the skills that are needed for handling complex and speckled tasks as well as leadership and faculty positions.

Students in this online master's degree in nursing - patient care Services Administration program will work to develop the in-depth knowledge needed for working as a career nurse seeking superior clinical, administrative, and educational skills to move into clinical nurse leader, management and education roles or positions with more autonomy.

Course topics include:

  • Health Care Policy & Ethics for Contemporary Nursing Practice
  • Theory and Professional Roles for Contemporary Nursing Practice
  • Principles of Health Care Research for Contemporary Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-based Practice for Quality Care
  • Strategic Leadership for Patient Care Services
  • Management of Human Resources Emphasis
  • Health Care Information Systems

This specialization is designed to prepare you for nursing leadership positions involving administrative responsibility. You'll learn how to use business and information management, integration of finances, and program evaluation as tools to provide effective and efficient care.

Must have a bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and a current unrestricted RN license.

Accreditation Information

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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