Nursing - Clinical Management

Degree Offered 

 

  • M.S. in Nursing
  • Option: Clinical Management with a Transcultural Focus

Campus Options

  • Main Campus (Union, NJ)
  • Kean Ocean Campus (Toms River, NJ)
  • Raritain Valley Community College (courses available)

Application Deadline

Fall:         June 1
Spring:    December 1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Department of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing Degree in Clinical Management with an emphasis in transcultural nursing concepts. Students entering the program pursue part-time or full-time study (3-9 credits per semester). The program can be completed in four academic semesters and one summer session. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for certification in Nursing Administration and Transcultural Nursing.

The objective of the program is to prepare nurses with expertise in clinical management emphasizing system planning and protocols of care development which are responsive to culturally diverse health team and patient populations. It is this unique combination of transcultural nursing care and managerial skill, which prepares graduates of this program with the com­petence necessary to take a leadership role in the clinical arena.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

    • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
    • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPAs will be considered based on strength of overall application)
    • RN’s with bachelor degrees in other fields may be considered for admission with additional coursework based on portfolio assessment
    • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
    • Proof of valid RN license (applicants should obtain proof here: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov
    • Two letters of recommendation attesting to professional and academic competence
    • Professional Resume/CV
    • Personal statement
    • Departmental interview may be required
    • TOEFL (for applicants whose native language is not English)

    Prerequisite coursework

    • Minimum grade of "B" in the following prerequisite courses: statistics, nursing research, and nursing theory

    Program Requirements

    • 36 credits
    • Planned sequence of coursework each semester
    • 5 hours weekly clinical time associated with the two 2 credit clinical courses
    • 12.5 hours weekly clinical time associated with the final 5 credit clinical course

    NURSING THEORY CORE – 3 CREDITS

    NURS 5000

    Nursing Science

    3 credits

     

    NURSING MANAGEMENT THEORY CORE – 12 CREDITS

    NURS 5100

    Nursing and Organizational Theory

    3 credits

    NURS 5200

    Organizational Communications in Transcultural Health Care Systems

    3 credits

    NURS 5300

    Fiscal Management in Nursing and Health Care Systems

    3 credits

    NURS 5600

    Computers in Health Care

    3 credits

     

    NURSING MANAGEMENT CLINICAL CORE – 9 CREDITS

    NURS 5110

    Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice I

    2 credits

    NURS 5210

    Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice II

    2 credits

    NURS 5910

    Transcultural Nursing Administration Practice III

    5 credits

     

    RESEARCH – 6 CREDITS

    NURS 5900

    Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration I

    3 credits

    NURS 5901

    Research in Transcultural Nursing Administration II

    3 credits

     

    GUIDED ELECTIVES- 6 CREDITS

    Courses selected with approval of Program Coordinator

    TOTAL OF 36 CREDITS TO COMPLETE PROGRAM

     

    Program coordinator

    Admissions Counselor

    DR. JAN KAMINSKY
    Townsend Hall (T), Room 116
    T. 908-737-3389
    jkaminsk@kean.edu

    MRS. ANN-MARIE KAY
    Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
    T. 908.737.7132
    akay@kean.edu

     

    Updated 10/16/14