Today’s healthcare leaders need both technical business and leadership expertise as well as a strong medical background. Bethel’s dual degree option saves students time and money to obtain an MBA and Doctor of Nursing Practice and prepares them for the complexities of leading a healthcare organization in an ever-changing market.
- Have earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited (or internationally recognized as equivalent) institution.
- Have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale on the highest degree completed.
- Successful completion of a college-level course in statistics. Inferential statistics content is recommended. The student must have earned at least two semester credits from a regionally accredited (or internationally recognized as equivalent) institution and these credits may have been taken at the undergraduate or graduate level.
- TOEFL examination score report is required of all international applicants and all applicants whose primary language is not English. A minimum score of 84 on the internet-based test or 26 on the speaking test is required.
- Submit a resume.
- Submit official transcripts (U.S. schools) or NACES or AICE evaluations (international schools) showing earned Bachelor's from regionally accredited institutions.
- Submit two references (one professional and one supervisor).
- Submit a written Statement of Purpose regarding professional goals.
- Provide proof of health insurance.
- Provide proof of RN License in the state where the clinical will take place.
- Interview with Program Faculty.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance.
Dual Degree: MBA and Doctor of Nursing Practice
The required curriculum for the Dual Degree: MBA and Doctor of Nursing Practice comprises a 71-72 semester credit sequence of courses.
Note: Students pursuing the MBA and DNP dual degree must select the Healthcare Administration concentration.
|BUSN 615||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUSN 645||Marketing Management||3|
|BUSN 680||Business Strategy||3|
|BUSN 789||MBA Portfolio Deliverable||0|
|ECON 635||Managerial Economics||3|
|HCAM 610||Legal Aspects in Healthcare||3|
|LEAD 607||Engaging Your Potential||0|
|LEAD 621||Worldview, Ethics and Leadership||3|
|LEAD 641||Organizational Diagnostics and Health||3|
|LEAD 651||Leadership Formation and Strategic Talent Management||3|
|LEAD 795||Integrative Team Capstone||3|
|NURS 630||Nursing Leadership Practicum||5|
|NURS 800||The Art and Science of Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 805||Evidence Appraisal and Translation Science||3|
|NURS 810||Healthcare Policy and Advocacy||3|
|NURS 815||Healthcare Economics and Finance||3|
|NURS 820||Population Health and Epidemiology||3|
|NURS 825||Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration||4|
|NURS 835||Healthcare Innovations and Informatics||3|
|NURS 840||DNP Practicum I||3|
|NURS 841||DNP Practicum II||1|
|NURS 842||DNP Practicum III||2|
|NURS 843||Elective Practicum||2-3|
|NURS 850||Application of Biostatistics for Healthcare||2|
|NURS 887||DNP Project I: Idea Generation and Literature Appraisal||3|
|NURS 888||DNP Project II: Implementation Plan||2|
|NURS 889||DNP Project III: Implementation||1|
|NURS 890||DNP Project IV: Analysis||1|