The DNP/MBA is for UM-Flint Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students and graduates with an interest in Business/Healthcare Administration. The curriculum allows the DNP student or graduate to apply up to 15 specified credits toward both degrees. The degrees are independent; each is awarded when completed with specified credits accepted for the second degree after the first has been awarded. The MBA degree is awarded with a concentration in Health Care Management.
These dual program courses are offered in a variety of formats: online, on-campus, and NetPlus! (online with on-campus sessions every six weeks).
The student applies for admission to both degree programs independently and the GMAT/GRE requirement MBA admission is waived.
Requirements (BSN to DNP: 99-124 credits; MSN to DNP: 54-69 credits).
A. Professional DNP Core Courses (BSN to DNP: 78-91 credits, depending on certification exam requirements and course waivers; MSN to DNP: 33-36 credits).
See Doctor of Nursing Practice section of the Catalog for course requirements.
B. MBA Foundation Courses (3-12 credits).
NUR 601 - Biostatistics for Advanced Practice in Health Care. **1
ACC 521 - Accounting for Managers. *
MGT 541 - Organizational Behavior. *
FIN 551 - Business Economics. *
C. MBA core courses (24 credits).
MGT 501 - Organizational Communication and Negotiation.
MKT 531 - Marketing Management.
MGT 552 - Business and Society.
FIN 561 - Financial Management.
MGT 571 - Operations Management.
NUR 607 - Informatics. **2
INB 585 - Global Dimensions of Management.
MGT 589 - Strategic Management.
D. MBA Health Care Management concentration courses (9 credits).
NUR 810 - Advanced Transcultural Care. **
NUR 820 - Health Policy and Economics. **
NUR 840 - Organizational and Administrative Theory. **
*Can be waived if previous equivalent or similar undergraduate or graduate coursework has been completed.
**Fulfills requirements in both the DNP and MBA programs.
1 Fulfills the MGT 512 requirement for MBA students.
2 Fulfills the MGT 581 requirement for MBA students.