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Earn Two Degrees at One Time

Fairfield’s dual Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration degree program prepares nurses with the knowledge and experience required for executive leadership positions in healthcare organizations. This dual degree provides students with the ability to earn two master’s degrees at once, giving them the ability to compete for the growing employment demand in the healthcare field.

An advanced generalist degree, the program draws upon the expertise of faculty members from the nationally ranked Fairfield Egan and Fairfield Dolan. The versatile 62-credit dual degree will have students take courses across a variety of disciplines including accounting, finance, marketing management, pathophysiology, systems leadership, information technology, healthcare economics, and more.

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Dolan & Egan Rankings

#18
Graduate Marketing

– U.S. News & World Report

#20
Graduate Accounting

– U.S. News & World Report

Top 5
Nursing School in New England
- 2019 Nursing Schools Almanac
Top 75
Best Grad Nursing Programs in the Nation
- U.S. News & World Report

Fast Facts

100% Employment Rate

(Egan School)

CCNE Accredited

 

AACSB Accredited

 

Course Offerings

The MSN/MBA curriculum includes 62 credits of curriculum and a practicum. Curriculum plans are flexible and can be arranged in collaboration with the MSN/MBA Program Director.

Summer Semester
Credits
ACCT 5400 Introduction to Accounting (AC400) 3
FNCE 5400 Principles of Finance (FI 400) 3
MKTG 5400 Marketing Management (MK400) 3
Total 9
Fall Semester
Credits
NURS 6521 Advanced Nursing Roles for Systems Leadership & Improvement (NS521) 3
NURS 7620 Advanced Concepts in Pathophysiology (NS620) 3
Total 6
Spring Term
Credits
NURS 7604 Advanced Health Assessment (NS604) 4
NURS 7608 Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice (NS608) 3
Total 7
Summer Semester
Credits
BUAN 5400 Applied Business Statistics (QA400) 3
NURS 7641 Advanced Pharmacology (NS641) 3
Total 6
Fall Semester
Credits
MGMT 6503 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business (MG503) 3
NURS 7614 Information Technology for Healthcare Improvement (NS614) 3
Total 6
Spring Term
Credits
ACCT 6500 Accounting Information for Decision Making (AC500) 3
NURS 7601 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (NS601) 3
Total 6
Summer Semester
Credits
ISOM 5400 Business Operations (OM400) 3
NURS 7602 Healthcare Economics and Marketing (NS602) 3
NURS 7605 Advanced Healthcare Policy (NS605) 3
Total 9
Fall Semester
Credits
MGMT 6504 Managing People for Competitive Advantage (MG504) 3
MKTG 6500 Customer Value (MK500) 3
Total 6
Winter Semester
Credits
FNCE 6500 Shareholder Value (FI500) 3
Total 3
Spring Semester
Credits
NURS 6951 Masters of Nursing Leadership Practicum (200 hours) (NS525) 4
Total 4
Total Credits 62
Total Clinical Hours 200

Career & Professional Opportunities

Employment opportunities for healthcare administrators are on the rise in the state of Connecticut and nationally. Egan’s close partnerships with clinical partners and strong alumni network will build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.

Admission to Egan

Applicants must be a registered nurse from an accredited college or university (or the international equivalent) or have completed the equivalent coursework prior to beginning the program.

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