Feb 26, 2024  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Administration, M.S.

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Susan Moscou, Ph.D., Executive Director, Nursing 

Courses also offered online


The Nursing Administration Program prepares nurse administrators for interprofessional practice in today’s complex, changing, dynamic health care environment. Application of advanced nursing management principles is applied in the final practicum course.

Degree Requirements

Requirements for the Nursing Administration Program include: 

Core 15 credits
Specialization 21 credits 
Total 36 credits 


Nursing Administration Curriculum

Admission Requirements

  • Please refer to the general requirements for admission and matriculation in the Admissions  section of the catalog. 
  • Copy of current RN registration in the U.S.A.

Transfer Credits

Graduate courses taken at other institutions prior to admission at Mercy College may, if pertinent to the plan of study, be credited to the graduate degree. Transfer credit is limited to six credits taken within the last five years in which the student has received a grade of B or above.

Transfer courses taken prior to admission will not be computed in the quality point average. 

Program Design

The program is designed for part-time students taking six credits per semester. The curriculum is organized so that administration specialization courses are offered prior to the practicum course. All courses are offered either on-site or online.

Program Requirements

Requirements for matriculation and admission into the Master of Science Programs in Nursing include the following:

  • Students applying for acceptance to the Nursing program for 2020 may complete the process using the Mercy College website http://www.mercy.edu.
  • Baccalaureate transcript with a nursing major from a professionally accredited program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (or for baccalaureate degrees in other fields, see the Bridge admissions requirements here: Nursing Profession ).

Capstone Requirement

The Nursing Administration Program requires completion of a written comprehensive Capstone project as part of the degree requirements.

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