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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Care Management and Leadership, MSN


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Contact: Genie Dorman, Program Director
Office: Prillaman Hall 3035
Phone: 470-578-6172
Fax: 470-578-6627
Email:
gdorman@kennesaw.edu
Web address: http://www.kennesaw.edu/col_hhs/schoolofnursing/Masters/index.htm

The Advanced Care Management and Leadership Programs, the MSN in Advanced Care Management and Leadership Program - Nursing Education in a Digital World and the MSN in Advanced Care Management and Leadership - Nursing Administration and Transformational Leadership are advanced degree programs that build on the background of experienced registered nurses to prepare them to function in a variety of leadership roles in the emerging world of collaborative health care and nursing education.

Housed in the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, the MSN programs maintain close community ties with a variety of health care agencies and providers.

Requirements for Admission to the MSN ACML: Nursing Education in a Digital World

 

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited institution with a satisfactory GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Minimum one year of full-time professional experience as a Registered Nurse, documented in a professional resume. (Experience must have occurred within the last five years and have involved direct patient care.)
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure in the state of Georgia (submit copy).
  • The General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required.
  • A formal statement of personal goals for the program.
  • Undergraduate research course.
  • Undergraduate statistics course.
  • Undergraduate physical assessment course.
  • Two professional letters of reference.

Requirements for Admission to the MSN ACML: Nursing Administration and Transformational Leadership

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited institution with a satisfactory GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Current unencumbered RN licensure in the state of Georgia (submit copy).
  • The General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required.
  • A formal statement of personal goals for the program.
  • Undergraduate research course.
  • Two professional letters of reference.

 

International applicants have additional requirements. See Graduate Admissions  section of this catalog.

Admission decisions are based on overall evaluation of all these elements.

Transfer Credit

Up to 15 quarter hours or nine semester hours of graduate work from other accredited institutions may be transferred. This work must correspond to the Kennesaw State University MSN in Advanced Care Management and Leadership programs curriculum. Decisions regarding this transfer will be made by the program director. The credit to be considered for transfer will not be more than five years old at the time the student enters.

Course Repeat Policy

A student may repeat any individual course in the MSN curriculum only once. Earning a grade of less than “B” in a course the second time it is taken will result in being dropped from the program.

Grades

Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in every course in order to progress in the program.

Petition to Graduate

MSN candidates must petition to graduate at least one semester prior to the semester in which they complete their degree requirements. Petition to graduate forms are available online.

 

Program of Study

The MSN in Advanced Care Management and Leadership program, a 40-semester hour program, prepares graduates for leadership and administrative positions in healthcare and nursing education. The program is built around required core courses and two major curricular speciality track courses (Nursing Administration & Transformational Leadership and Nursing Educational Leadership). These tracks include didactic and practicum courses to emphasize the required content. In addition, electives are included for some of the tracks.

 

Track courses


Program Total (40 Credit Hours)


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