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College of Science and Health
MS in Nursing (MSN) & Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Elevate your leadership journey in healthcare with our M.S.N./M.B.A. dual degree program

Propel your healthcare leadership journey with our M.S.N./M.B.A. dual degree program. Designed for seasoned nurse executives, this program empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced clinical expertise with strategic business acumen. Enhance your proficiency in finance, marketing, and critical decision-making, equipping you to navigate complex healthcare organizations with confidence. Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial challenges, team dynamics, and strategic implementation. This innovative program transcends the acquisition of two degrees; it represents a transformative starting point to propel you towards top leadership positions in hospitals, healthcare systems, and beyond.

Contact us today to take the first step towards your transformative journey!

Unleash Your Leadership Potential: Guide Healthcare with Benedictine’s Online Dual MSN/MBA

Benedictine’s innovative program merges your nursing passion with business skills, creating servant leaders who can navigate the ever-changing healthcare landscape with confidence. Master clinical practice, financial management, and strategic decision-making, and emerge as a leader who inspires, empowers, and drives positive change.

Transform your passion into powerful action with Benedictine’s online Dual MSN/MBA. Hone your clinical skills, master essential business strategies, and become the servant leader healthcare needs. Guide teams, navigate challenges, and shape the future of healthcare with confidence and compassion.

Craft Your Leadership Journey: M.S.N. First, M.B.A. Next

 Take charge of your career path. Complete the M.S.N. nurse executive leader concentration and then embark on the M.B.A. program. Earn two diplomas in just 23 courses, empowering you to lead healthcare organizations with confidence.

Students in the dual degree program must be accepted into both degree programs.

The program is completed in just 23 courses, as opposed to the 26 courses that would be required if you take each degree separately.

An MSN/MBA Dual Degree Opens Doors

An MSN/MBA dual degree opens doors to a wide range of exciting career paths in healthcare leadership and management. Here are some top options, categorized by focus:

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO): Lead and manage all nursing operations at hospitals, healthcare systems, or other healthcare organizations. Combine your clinical expertise with leadership acumen to shape patient care and drive organizational success.

Healthcare Consultant: Offer expert advice and guidance on business strategy, operations, and compliance to healthcare organizations. Leverage your dual skillset to analyze market trends, develop innovative solutions, and improve efficiency.

Healthcare Administrator: Manage the day-to-day operations of hospitals, medical groups, or other healthcare facilities. Utilize your financial and operational expertise to ensure smooth functioning and optimize resource allocation.

Public Health Director: Lead public health agencies at local, state, or national levels. Blend your public health knowledge with policy analysis and leadership skills to advocate for health equity and improve population health outcomes.

Healthcare Entrepreneur: Develop and launch innovative healthcare products, services, or technologies. Identify unmet needs and bridge the gap between clinical knowledge and business solutions with your unique dual skillset.

Remember, this is just a starting point! Your specific career path will depend on your interests, skills, and desired work environment. The key is to leverage your unique dual expertise to make a difference in the healthcare field.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Masters of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration program:

  • Leadership and Management in Health Organizations
  • Community Health Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Techniques in Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership and Ethics in a Global Environment

The online Dual Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Master of Business Administration (MBA) program curriculum is comprised of 69 credits and can be completed in less than four years.

Students must complete the MSN curriculum prior to beginning MBA coursework.

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration Courses (MPH)

Courses include: NRHL, ACCT, ECON, MNGT, FINA, MKTG

Graduate course descriptions

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration – MSN/MBA – Online

Master of Science in Nursing – MSN – Online

Master of Business Administration – MBA – Online


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