Mar 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Master of Science in Nursing: Leadership in Health Systems Management (Bridge) - Online

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The non-Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Option (Bridge) for RNs is a program entry path to the MS in Nursing designed for the registered nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study other than Nursing.


  • Undergraduate statistics (or evidence of completion)

Degree Requirements (42 credits)

  • NSG 404 Leadership and Management Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion, or challenge class once accepted)
  • NSG 409 Community/Public Health Nursing Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion or challenge class once accepted).
    both NSG 404 and NSG 409 must be taken prior to NSG 561.

Other Program Requirements

  • Students may take NSG 404 and NSG 409 prior to matriculating.
  • Students must follow their Program of Studies when registering for courses. If students wish to make a change to their Program of Studies, they must request the change in writing to the Graduate Nursing Education Program Director.
  • Students must complete clinical/practicum requirements four months prior to practicum courses.

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