Master of Science in Nursing Administration-MPA
The MS in Nursing Administration-MPA joint degree is offered by Baruch College and Hunter College’s Bellevue School of Nursing. It prepares nurses to assume positions of leadership in a variety of health care settings, including home care units, public health organizations, community-based agencies, and hospitals in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. The program emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to management and policy.
Students complete a total of 57 credits (24 MPA core credits and 33 MS credits). The public affairs (PAF) classes are held on the Baruch College campus and the nursing administration (NURS) classes are completed at the Bellevue campus of Hunter College.
Students apply to the Hunter College's Bellevue School of Nursing and are matriculated as Hunter College students. For more information contact Professor David Keepnews at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Core Curriculum (33 credits; each course is 3 credits)
- NURS 70000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science
- NURS 70200 Advanced Nursing Research
- NURS 70400 Healthcare Systems and Policy
- NURS 74900 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Diverse Populations
- PAF 9100 Introduction to Public Affairs
- PAF 9103 Communication in Public Settings
- PAF 9120 Public and Nonprofit Management
- PAF 9130 Economic Analysis and Public Policy
- PAF 9140 Budgeting and Financial Analysis I
- PAF 9170 Research and Analysis I
- PAF 9172 Research and Analysis II
Electives (9 credits; each course should be 3 credits)
One nursing course and two public administration courses.
Clinical Courses (15 credits; each course is 5 credits)