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Master of Business Administration / Master of Science in Nursing Administration

This program is run jointly with the University of Maryland-Baltimore, in which qualifying students can earn an M.S. in Nursing Administration from UMB and an MBA from FSU. Applications must meet the current admissions criteria both for the FSU MBA and UMB MS Programs. Those awarded the degree must complete the M.S. Nursing Administration program in accordance to the UMB catalog, and complete the following 36 credit hours in the FSU MBA program with no GMAT requirement. Nursing administration courses will be offered by UMB at its sites for distance education in western Maryland, while MBA courses will be taught at the Frostburg and at the University System of Maryland-Hagerstown Center sites.

MGMT 510
Leadership and Ethics 
FINA 610
Financial Management

MGMT 512

Management Decision Analysis

MGMT 620
Strategic Human Resource Management

ACCT 540

Financial Accounting

MKTG 640
Marketing Management

ACCT 546

Managerial Accounting
MGMT 680
Strategic Integration
BMIS 607
Information Management in Organizations
MGMT 690
Applied Change Management

Admission and Eligibility Requirements

Students wishing to enter the UMB program for an M.S. in Nursing Administration must take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Other entrance requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree with an upper division nursing major from a National League of Nurses-accredited program
  • RN licensure
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Completion of course in elementary statistics or nursing research
  • Two professional references
  • Official scores on aptitude portion of Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Professional resumé

Additional program information is available through the Office of Graduate Services or from the Program Coordinator.

Vickie Mazer
Director of Graduate Services
Pullen Hall 141
Phone: 301-687-4595


Dr. Cathy Ashley-Cotleur
MBA Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: 301-687-3173