College of Nursing

Program Overview

The Clinical Systems Administration program is designed to prepare nurses at the graduate level for a career in clinical systems administration. Graduates of this program are prepared to function at executive levels as innovative, collaborative leaders within changing health care environments as well as executive leaders in corporations and consulting firms. Students will learn  to create and maintain an effective and efficient environment for the delivery of health care services in a variety of health care settings across the continuum.  This program will prepare you to utilize and translate evidence into practice that contributes to improving the delivery of quality health care services and achieving expected health system outcomes. 

This program draws upon the collective expertise of faculty from Creighton College of Nursing and leading faculty across the University from the College of Business Administration and the Werner Institute (School of Law). The curriculum provides nurses an opportunity to advance their professional career in a very unique, individualized way.

Program Format

MSN program- Students are required to complete 525 hours of  supervised clinical practice which includes a 300 hour residency. The 46 hour masters program can be completed in five semesters of full-time study or may be pursued part-time. 

The Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Administration (CSA) program provides students with advanced knowledge of organizations, systems, management, relationship management, nursing science, and technology that are essential to participating in strategic planning and decision making, working collaboratively with key stakeholders and clinical leadership teams, managing processes with financial acumen, and achieving established strategic and operational goals and quality outcomes.

Clinical Systems Administrator Program of Study


Admission Requirements

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. As soon as an application is complete, it will be forwarded on to members of the Graduate Admissions and Promotions Committee and will reviewed at the next scheduled committee meeting.  An admission decision will be made and applicants will be notified promptly.

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