Administrative Leadership

This 2-or 4- year hybrid cohort graduate program in Administrative Leadership is designed in collaboration with UW Bothell MBA professors, community nurse executives and nursing faculty to ensure the curriculum is relevant, engaging and develops students’ skills in business, leadership, and nursing. The track coursework is taught by faculty in the UWB School of Business’s MBA program and the School of STEM’s Computer Science Program leveraging their deep expertise in healthcare business and informatics to better prepare you to lead in your organization.

Credits and credentialing

Students complete a total of 55 credits: 35 core nursing credits which include a capstone project, 100 hours of fieldwork and 20 designated leadership electives. Graduates meet the didactic requirement to sit for advanced credentialing of Nurse Executive (NE-BC) by the American Nurse Credentialing Center.

  • Guide complex organizations and communities 
  • Supervise and coordinate interprofessional teams
  • Manage fiscal health of organizations and  complex budgets
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Guide quality initiatives and improvement processes
  • Manage data to analyze individual and organizational outcomes

Core coursework

  • Advanced Practice Management and Administration in Healthcare Organizations
  •  Ethics and Policy in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Disparity and Social Justice in Healthcare
  • Translational Research I & II
  •  Advanced Fieldwork and Capstone 

Leadership coursework

  • Introduction to Process Management and Decision-Making in Healthcare Systems
  • Introduction to Project Management in Healthcare
  • Managing Fiscal Performance in Healthcare
  • Managing and Leading High Performing Teams
  •  Health Informatics

The degree encourages people to think bigger, think systems, think programs and how you can influence others.

Jen Collins, 2018 MN Graduate