Leadership in nursing is needed at every level and across all settings in today’s complex healthcare environment. To prepare future nurse leaders, the WVU School of Nursing and the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics offer a dual MSN/MBA degree program. The program, completed primarily online, is designed for nurses who want to pursue leadership positions in various hospital and healthcare settings. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of nursing leadership and critical problem-solving skills while identifying opportunities to make strategic decisions in healthcare settings. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to serve in leadership positions in a variety of settings, including hospitals, private practice, nonprofit organizations and the public sector.
You must hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 on all undergraduate work is required. You must hold a current, unrestricted RN license in at least one state. You must have completed 3 credits of undergraduate statistics equivalent to WVU Stats 211 AND 3 credits of undergraduate Health Assessment, both with a “C” or better.
The master's degree program in nursing at West Virginia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Total Credit Hours
- Online Courses
- Residency Required
Tuition and Financial Aid
Estimated Tuition and Fees
The Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration requires 57 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $1,188 for residents and $2,078 for non-residents.
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