This two-track program will prepare you for advanced-practice nursing roles as a nurse educator or nurse administrator. The program serves as a foundation for doctoral study as well.
The Nursing Administration track prepares you to assume a leadership position in a variety of healthcare settings. The Nursing Education track gives you the qualifications to teach the next generation of nurses in academic programs, or to work as a staff development nurse in a healthcare setting. IUP’s master’s program in nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The MS in Nursing/Administration track is designed for those who wish to lead. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to assume an advanced role in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and rehabilitation facilities.
While your colleagues provide bedside care, you’ll be a member of a leadership team that plans, organizes, and implements programs within a rapidly changing healthcare system.
With the MS in Nursing/Education track, you’ll gain the teaching expertise to guide the next generation of nurses, helping them learn about new breakthroughs and technology.
Your role may also include educating patients or guiding nursing staff development in a variety of academic and health care settings.
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