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Higher Education in Maryland
Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date

Gonzaga University

Program Proposal(pdf)

Multiple  OOS Initial Application Yes 9/11/2014  Authorized  9/25/2014 

OOS Initial Application  Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program emphasizes leadership, the integration of theoretical concepts from nursing and related disciplines, and the application of these theories to practice. The program offers the following areas of concentration: family nurse practitioner, family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, health systems leadership and nurse educator. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The program ranges from 36 to 47 credit hours.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program is designed to prepare nurses for leadership in the service of others. Students are prepared to engage in systems thinking to solve complex problems, translate evidence to improve health care practices and population health, lead quality improvement and change initiatives, and demonstrate effective intra-professional collaboration. The program requires 36 credit hours.

The Master of Sport and Athletic Administration (M.S.A.A.) program is designed as an interdisciplinary curriculum, grounded in the liberal arts, drawing on studies in educational and organizational theory. The program prepares students for administrative/management careers in the sport and health industry environments. The emphasis is on preparing students to administer programs in accordance with best professional practices. The program requires 34 credit hours.

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