Nursing Administration Major

This major is a program that prepares registered nurses to manage Nursing personnel and services in hospitals and other health care delivery agencies.

Includes instruction in principles of health care administration, resource and financial management, health care law and policy, medical personnel management, and managed care operations.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Nursing Administration Major?

If you choose to pursue a career as a Nurse Administrator, it will be your responsibility to manage staff in medical departments or hospitals, as well as complete administrative tasks such as performance reviews, attending meetings, developing training, and personnel procedures. In your job, you will have very little direct contact with patients and usually work in an office.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Nursing Administration Major


Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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