Combine Business and NursingDual MBA / MSN

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Why Choose Our Program?

This dual-degree program qualifies students to obtain both a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This innovative, dual-degree program is designed for nurses interested in executive-level management careers and is conferred at the completion of both programs.

This program:

  • The Master's degree program in Nursing at Jacksonville University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Our MBA is an AACSB accredited dual-degree program.
  • Is taught by distinguished faculty with various expertise
  • Includes a curriculum of 42 credits in the Davis College of Business & Technology graduate program and 18 credits through the Keigwin School of Nursing MSN program for a total of 60 credits at graduation

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About Our Program

MSN Program Requirements

  • NUR 510 - Nursing Theory & Research I
  • NUR 512 - Organization, Delivery, and Policy in Healthcare
  • NUR 514 - Nursing Leadership and Advanced Roles
  • NUR 516 - Information Systems & Technology for Improved Healthcare
  • NUR 520 - Nursing Research & Theory II
  • NUR 551 - Advanced Role Practicum

Business Foundation Course Prerequisites

These courses are required for candidates who do not have a bachelor's degree in business or who lack knowledge in the following disciplines:

  • ACCT 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Accounting
  • DSIM 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Quantitative Methods
  • ECON 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Economics
  • FIN 509 - Essentials/Fundamentals of Finance

MBA Requirements 

  • ACCT 522 - Accounting for Managerial Control
  • DSIM 535 - Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making
  • DSIM 577 - Managing Production and Service Operations
  • ECON 520 - Economics of High Performance
  • FIN 534 - Optimizing Financial Performance
  • INB 555 - Competing in the Global Economy
  • MGT 566 - The Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
  • MGT 610 - Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MKG 540 - Strategic Marketing in a Digital Economy
  • MGT 545 - Global Corporate Strategy and Policy

AdmissionsHow to Apply

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended with All Nursing Coursework & Nursing Degrees
    • A minimum 3.0 undergraduate nursing GPA on a 4.0 scale is required
    • Graduation from a CCNE, NLN or ACEN accredited BSN program
  • Resume/CV
  • Active U.S. Nursing License
  • Students with a GPA under 3.0 will be considered based on a holistic individual assessment that may require extra documentation. 

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Contact Information Nathan M. Bisk Center for Professional Studies

Phone: (904) 256-7000

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