Deliver Leadership for Patient Care Excellence
Join leaders and change-makers on the forefront of nursing advancement. The Bridge (Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems) pathway, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, helps experienced RN's with a bachelor's degree outside of nursing make the transition to master’s degree studies.
Upon completing the seven courses in the nursing bridge pathway, you will enter the MSN with an emphasis in nursing leadership. In this MSN bridge pathway, you will develop your skills in critical thinking, effective communication, leadership, and administration of resources in preparation for a management role in today’s complex healthcare environments.
What You Will Learn
Build on your foundation by taking requisite coursework from the BSN curriculum including:
- Dynamics of the nursing practice
- Strategies for patient assessment
- Application of healthcare statistics
- Research development
- Public health practice
- Disease management
- Professional capstone and practicum
Your Next Degree
The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems helps you develop a comprehensive understanding of diverse healthcare settings, ethical and professional leadership and business skills for promoting quality and efficiency. Gain the knowledge to achieve high quality while leading clinical teams or managing healthcare organizations.
Practicum experiences enable you to work with a mentor who will support your education and guide your connection of theory and practice, allowing you to demonstrate your mastery of patient care organizational leadership.
* Please note that this list may contain programs and courses not presently offered, as availability may vary depending on class size, enrollment and other contributing factors. If you are interested in a program or course listed herein please first contact your University Counselor for the most current information regarding availability.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Programs or courses subject to change.