Prepare for a dynamic career in a complex healthcare environment by earning this highly desirable dual degree. The Master of Science in Nursing and Leadership (MSN) coupled with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) enables working nurse professionals to gain a broad perspective on the business issues critical in today’s medical landscape. Best of all, you can do it completely online.
By combining your expertise in patient care along with strong business management skills, you will be qualified to pursue many career options. You could continue in the nursing profession, advance into managerial roles, seek a position with a government agency, or start working in an executive capacity within a clinic or a larger hospital.
PennWest’s MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the MSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
MSN alumni can complete an MBA with only 24 additional credits.
Upon graduation, you will be prepared to take certification exams from the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).
The dual MBA-MSN offers tremendous advantages, including promotions, raises and new job opportunities.
24 MBA Credits,
12 MSN Credits
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Advantages of a Dual Degree
The MSN-MBA dual degree program was developed for working nurse professionals to examine the latest business issues relevant to healthcare and medical settings, and also to gain the highly desired MBA credential. It provides nurse leaders with business knowledge to support a wide range of positions, such as chief nurse officer or healthcare administrator, and to prepare for healthcare-related entrepreneurial ventures.
The MBA component prepares graduates to:
The MSN component prepares graduates to:
3.0/Official Transcripts/Currently enrolled in MSWN in good standing with PennWest, or recently graduated MSN from PW (last three years)
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.