Graduate Minor in Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management

About the Graduate Minor

The graduate minor in Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management focuses on development of a leadership style and skills set essential for nurses in or seeking administrative roles. The program provides the student with information and strategies to problem solve, make decisions, resolve conflict and operationalize the mission and goals of the healthcare delivery organization. In addition, the program guides development of essential skills for supervisory and management positions that help professionals perform in their expanded roles and grow as emerging leaders. Emphasis will be placed on fiscal and organizational management, strategic planning, integrated quality outcomes measurement, organizational structures, marketing, and management of human resources within organizations.

Admission Requirement

  • Current enrollment in a masters program at Drexel University
  • GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Standardized Tests: None
  • Transcripts: Not required
  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • References: Not required
  • Personal Statement/ Essay: Personal statement describing interest in minor and relevance to career goals
  • Interview/Portfolio: Not required
  • CV/Resume: Required

Tuition and Fee Rates

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Program Requirements

Required Courses
NURS 557Leadership and Stewardship in the Health Professions3.0
NURS 558Economics of Healthcare Management & Policy3.0
NURS 559Operations Management in Contemporary Healthcare Organizations3.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Workforce Management in Healthcare Organizations
The Business of Healthcare
Strategic Management: Power, Politics and Influence in Healthcare Systems
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

For more information, contact:

Ms. Jillian Randall
Academic Advisor

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