Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems

Offered By: College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Domains

  1. Scientific Underpinnings for Practice - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems will be able to integrate theory, research, and evidence, and translate new knowledge into practice to improve processes, health care delivery, and outcomes for patients and populations.
    • Translate research and knowledge gained from practice, while adhering to ethical research standards, to improve patient outcomes and clinical practice.
    • Apply theoretical frameworks from nursing and other disciplines to make decisions regarding practice and health-related problems at the individual and population level.
  2. Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program are prepared to lead interprofessional teams to provide safe, cost-effective quality care to patients and populations across complex systems. Graduates possess knowledge of the broad legal, social, and economic contexts of the health care industry and systems to successfully advocate for improvements in policy and processes to advance equitable access, quality, and efficiency.
    • Examine financially sound health care policy that incorporates the nursing perspective and relevant ethical, legal, and political factors.
    • Determine advocacy strategies for improving access, quality, and cost-effective health care for diverse populations.
    • Develop leadership skills to collaborate on interprofessional teams in the provision of evidence-based, patient-centered care.
  3. Systems, Safety, and Quality - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program possess skills to assess information, systems, processes, and practice in order to identify gaps and propose and implement solutions to clinical problems based on the best available evidence.
    • Assess health care processes and systems to recommend measures for improving quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness across an organization.
    • Analyze appropriate research from databases and other information sources to improve health care practices and processes.
    • Integrate appropriate information and communication technologies to improve nursing practice and care delivery for individuals and populations.
  4. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with and Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program will apply knowledge of epidemiology and population/global health issues to design culturally responsive interventions to contribute to health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level.
    • Synthesize nursing science, determinants of health, and epidemiologic, genomic, and genetic data in the management of population health.
    • Integrate appropriate state, federal, and global health policies and goals into the design of equitable health care for populations.
    • Examine the professional and moral obligation of master's-prepared nurses to respect human dignity and advance the common good through working to promote health and prevent disease among diverse populations from a Christian perspective.
  5. Analytic Foundations for Practice, Ethics, and Professional Role - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems program are prepared to identify and implement ethical, evidence-based practice improvements to optimize health outcomes for diverse patient populations. Graduates are also prepared to be active members of the nursing profession by participating in ongoing professional development to advance their own practice and the field of nursing.
    • Design ethically sound, evidence-based solutions to complex health care issues related to individuals, populations, and systems of care.
    • Apply professional, ethical, and regulatory standards of practice in the provision of safe, effective health care.
    • Evaluate professional organizations and activities that improve one’s practice and influence advanced nursing practice.
  6. Leadership in Health Care Systems - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Heath Care Systems program apply critical analysis and systems thinking to a variety of leadership issues with the goal of developing and implementing strategies that promote improved outcomes and cost-effective, quality, patient care across the health system.
    • Analyze organizational behavior to determine systemic interdependencies among individuals, teams, and departments.
    • Develop strategy for implementing and managing change within an organization.
    • Employ strategies for effectively leading diverse teams and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration.
    • Apply sound financial management principles to allocate resources within health care organizations.
    • Generate data-driven, cost-effective solutions to organizational challenges.
    • Develop and monitor continuous quality improvement measures to improve patient care processes.
    • Model professional leadership behaviors to motivate and inspire others.
  7. Strategic Management and Organizational Development - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration program will be able to evaluate, formulate, and propose strategy to develop entrepreneurial ventures or innovate to grow or sustain existing organizations within rapidly evolving business environments.
    • Create strategic plans to improve an organization’s competitive advantage.
    • Leverage digital marketing strategies to promote organizational growth.
    • Evaluate e-commerce strategies to leverage web-based sales to promote growth.
    • Practice leadership skills necessary for encouraging innovation within organizations.
    • Evaluate strategies for managing people within organizational systems.
  8. Research and Analysis - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration program will be able to perform industry research and analyze and synthesize data for the purpose of making sound business decisions that drive growth, sustainability, and operational improvement.
    • Perform relevant, industry-specific research.
    • Determine an organization’s accounting and budgeting processes.
    • Analyze data using appropriate statistical modeling.
    • Analyze markets and consumer data to inform marketing strategy.
    • Evaluate metrics useful for analyzing and improving business operations.
  9. Critical Thinking and Decision Making - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration program will be able to effectively use data and critical reasoning to draw sound conclusions in order to solve complex business problems.
    • Recommend sound financial decisions based on analysis of a firm’s capital structure and capital budgeting techniques.
    • Evaluate an organization’s operations in order to improve the value chain.
    • Make informed decisions in order to capitalize on business opportunities.
    • Clearly and persuasively articulate business decisions to relevant stakeholders.
  10. Professionalism and Ethics - Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration program will recognize business organizations’ and their own personal social, moral, and ethical responsibility to stakeholders, the community, and the greater social good.
    • Articulate an organization’s responsibilities to the greater social good from a Christian perspective.
    • Analyze the ethical implications of decisions and promote ethical standards within organizations.
    • Collect, use, and report data ethically.
    • Practice strategies for conducting business with personal and professional integrity.

Disclosure Categories Related to Professional Licensure

Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems

for residents of AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FM, FL, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MH, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, MP, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY,

Alabama

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This program is not intended to lead to licensure or certification in Arizona or any other US state or territory.

Alaska

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American Samoa

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Federated States of Micronesia

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Florida

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Georgia

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Guam, US Territory

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Marshall Islands

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Northern Mariana Islands

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Puerto Rico

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virgin Islands

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Virginia

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Washington

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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