Bring Business Innovation to Patient-Focused Excellence
Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Bridge (MBA and MSN with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems) is designed to provide knowledge in both business and advanced nursing practices. The ideal candidates for this bridge pathway are experienced nurses who have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree, but desire to advance to a master’s-level nursing degree. Those who complete this bridge pathway are prepared to enroll in the MSN-MBA dual degree in nursing leadership in health care systems.
Healthcare leaders in today's competitive market need business knowledge in addition to nursing competencies and advanced leadership in nursing skills. This MBA MSN bridge pathway helps bridge the gap to qualify you to attain your desired MSN degree.
Develop Leadership in Nursing Skills Through Advanced Course Topics
Throughout this online MBA and MSN bridge pathway,1 you will critically survey foundations of advanced nursing practice and leadership. That means engaging in six graduate-level courses that build your knowledge of:
- Dynamics of nursing practice
- Health assessment
- Applied statistics
- Nursing research
- Concepts in community and public health
Requirements for the MSN MBA With Nursing Leadership Emphasis Bridge Pathway
If you are a nurse with a previous non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are looking to obtain leadership and business fundamentals while preparing for master’s-level nursing, consider our MSN MBA bridge pathway. To gain admission into our nursing leadership in health care systems MBA bridge pathway, review our graduate admissions requirements and fill out the form on this page to get in contact with a knowledgeable university counselor.
If you have already earned a bachelor's degree in a nursing field, GCU offers a dual MBA-MSN program for you. GCU's Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems dual degree program integrates advanced healthcare theories with the business concepts needed to lead healthcare organizations.
MBA and MSN Online Bridge Pathway FAQs¹
Our frequently asked questions can provide more information for those looking to enroll in an MBA MSN online bridge pathway with a nursing leadership in health care systems emphasis.1
1 Excludes program with residencies and practicums.
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