Study Leadership in Healthcare With the RN to MSN Bridge Pathway
The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems Bridge pathway, offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, helps registered nurses (RNs) with a bachelor’s degree outside of nursing make the transition to master’s degree studies. Join leaders and change-makers on the forefront of nursing advancement by completing your bridge pathway and advancing to graduate-level nursing studies.
In this RN to MSN bridge pathway online,1 you can work to develop your skills in critical thinking, effective communication, leadership and administration of resources in preparation for a potential management role in today’s complex healthcare environments. Upon completing the courses in the nursing bridge pathway, you may be prepared for entry into the MSN in leadership program.
Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems Course Topics
Through the MSN in nursing leadership in healthcare systems bridge pathway, you can build on your nursing foundation by completing coursework from the BSN curriculum, including:
- Dynamics of nursing practice
- Health assessment
- Applied statistics
- Nursing research
- Concepts in community of public health
You will also be required to complete a practicum course. Practicum experiences enable you to work with a preceptor who will support your education and guide your connection of theory and practice, allowing you to demonstrate your knowledge of patient care organizational leadership.
MSN Bridge Pathway: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems FAQs
If you’re a current nurse looking to further your studies and work to prepare yourself to pursue leadership in nursing positions, the nursing leadership MSN bridge pathway may be the right fit for you. Read through our frequently asked questions to learn more about this bridge pathway.
If bettering the world around you through improving healthcare systems and developing other leaders is your calling, fill out the form on this page to learn more about completing the nursing leadership in health care systems bridge pathway at GCU.
1 Excludes programs with residencies and practicums.
* 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.