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Leadership and Management Concentration details

Program Overview

The curriculum for the online M.S. in Nursing is based on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Essentials of Master’s Education. The nursing leadership and management concentration prepares nurses to assume roles in leadership of complex healthcare systems across the continuum of care in a variety of settings. Students in the nurse  leadership and management concentration require preparation across all nine essential areas linking graduate-level clinical practice content and experiences.

Delivery Format

Students complete the leadership and management concentration in an entirely online format using synchronous and asynchronous online classrooms as necessary.

Two Flexible Options

Students have a full time and part time progression option.  Full time students can complete the program in 4 consecutive semesters. Part time students can complete the program in 6 consecutive semesters (including summer). Students can begin in Fall, Spring, or Summer.

Practicum Courses and Experiences

Students in the leadership and management concentration will complete 270 hours throughout the program in a variety of settings.  The required practicums will be completed in the student’s local community, unless there are no local sites that meet eligibility criteria.  Students will identify practicum sites of interest through a formalized process facilitated by the course instructor.  The course instructor will work closely with the faculty member (course instructor) and the legal department at Frostburg State University to ensure that an affiliation agreement is finalized prior to the practicum experience that is mutually agreeable to both parties. 

Tuition and Cost

For detailed information regarding tuition and fees, please click here.

How do I apply?

Review the minimum admission criteria, as all of the documents indicated will need to be included with your electronic application. Once you are ready to apply, click here.  For assistance in this process, contact Graduate Services at 301-687-7053 or via email at gradservices@frostburg.edu.

Who do I contact for additional information?

Dr. Kara Platt is the coordinator for the leadership and management concentration and can be reached via email (preferred method of contact) at knplatt@frostburg.edu or via phone at 301-687-4791.

Program details

Leadership and Management Concentration Program Contact:

Dr. Kara Platt
Telephone: 301.687.4791
Email: knplatt@frostburg.edu 


Department Location: Lowndes Hall

For more information or to send transcripts, please use the department email at nursing@frostburg.edu

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing at Frostburg State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.