Department of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services Carol Sternberger, Chair
Deborah Poling, Director Graduate Program
260-481-6276 ~ ipfw.edu/nursing ~ Liberal Arts Building - 341
The graduate program offers a Master of Science with a major in nursing. This program is designed to expand the knowledge base of professional nurses to an advanced practice level in the specialty of nurse executive. The program focuses on the following domains: professional practice environment, quality management/care management, organizational leadership, organizational systems management, communication, and collaboration. The purpose of the program is to prepare nurses for leadership positions in diverse healthcare settings and to provide an accessible nurse executive program to meet the regional needs of Northeast Indiana. Graduates will be eligible for certification after working 24 months full time as a nurse executive.
To earn the Master of Science with a major in nursing specialization in Nurse Executive, the following must be completed: