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3300 W Camelback Rd 
Phoenix AZ 85017 

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Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Online)

Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems. This next-level degree program prepares nurses for leadership roles in today's rapidly changing health care delivery systems. The program is a part-time or full-time course of study consisting of graduate nursing core courses and leadership courses taken with Master of Science Leadership (M.S.L.) program. From the graduate nursing core courses,students gain the knowledge,values,and skills needed for advanced generalist practice in an evolving health care system. The coursework in leadership provides an overview of leadership styles and the functioning of organizations with an emphasis on communication skills required to establish and maintain effective relationships. Courses include exploration of nursing theory,roles,and practice,as well as research,ethics,policy and finance in the health care system. In addition,a capstone course provides an opportunity for students to develop an evidence-based project proposal addressing a problem or issue in professional practice. Graduates of this program are equipped to excel as effective managers and leaders in a health care setting,including roles such as assistant director,director,vice president,or chief of nursing.

http://degree.gcu.edu/nursing/international/lp-one.php
- Earlier Graduation - Our 4 credit classes allow you to complete your nursing degree in less time.
- Degree Variety - GCU offers bachelors and masters degrees, as well as post-masters certificates. We offer high-demand programs such as RN to BSN, and MSN's with multiple emphases.
- Accredited - The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions offers programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)1 and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- Learn From Leaders - At Grand Canyon University, classes are taught by industry leaders and subject matter experts

- 1 The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
- GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is also approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- ²Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Registered Nurses, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm

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