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  • Nursing and Health Care Administrator

    Propel your career to the next level. Hone your management skills. Learn how to do more in less time. Earn a master’s degree in one of the most sought-after, versatile fields of nursing. You can do all of this and more through the Nursing and Health Care Administrator track at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing. If you are interested in having a direct impact on your work environment, expanding your scope of responsibility or moving to the next level, this is the right track for you.

    The Nursing and Health Care Administrator track provides a comprehensive study of concepts, theories and research for effective management of health-care systems. Students immerse themselves in courses that provide experiential learning in financial, organizational, strategic and human resource management, as well as leadership, change management, policy and performance improvement. The program culminates in a full-time-equivalent residency in which students integrate practice, theory and research with a senior administrator in health care.

    Online track, streamlined curriculum

    To support the student’s work-life balance, the plan of study is streamlined, and courses are online. The majority of courses can be completed independently, while some courses require a few online classes at designated times using web-based technology. The Nursing and Health Care Administrator coursework may be completed in as few as four semesters.

    For more information

    For additional information regarding the Nursing and Health Care Administrator track or to inquire about transferring graduate credit hours, please contact the director, Dr. Rebecca Rives, at rerives@umc.edu. You may also email admissioncounselor@umc.edu or call (601) 815-0124 with additional questions.

    Additional resources

    To meet the director and learn more about the Nursing and Health Care Administrator track, click here to watch the video.