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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 david.keepnews@hunter.cuny.edu.

Core Curriculum (33 credits; each course is 3 credits)

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)

  • NURS 73500 Leadership and Management in Health Care I
  • NURS 74000 Leadership and Management in Health Care II
  • NURS 74500 Capstone Seminar for the MPA-MS in Nursing Administration
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