Community Systems Administration

College

  • Center City Campus
  • Dixon Campus
  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science in Nursing

Program Length

2-5 Years

Program Information

Prerequisites

Active RN Licensure  
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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Jefferson College of Nursing has suspended admission to this program. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 215-951-2800 or enroll@jefferson.edu with questions.

Program Overview

A variety of emerging healthcare organizations are demanding visionary nursing leaders in administrative roles.

A variety of emerging healthcare organizations are demanding visionary nursing leaders in administrative roles. The Community Systems Administration (CSA) student will gain knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design and evaluate healthcare programs in a variety of acute and community based care settings. The professional nurse with the CSA specialty focuses on prevention, program planning, leadership in administrative roles and has an overall population focus. 

MSN Program Outcomes

  • Integrate relevant knowledge, principles and theories from nursing and related sciences into the advanced nursing care of individuals, families and populations. (Essential I)
  • Demonstrate acumen in organizational leadership through effective collaboration, consultation, and decision-making. (Essential II)
  • Integrate research translation and evidence appraisal  into advanced nursing practice to initiate change and improve quality outcomes.(Essential IV)
  • Evaluate information science approaches and patient-centric technologies to improve health outcomes and enhance quality of care. (Essentials III, V)
  • Analyze the impact policies, economic factors, and ethical and socio-cultural dimensions have on advanced nursing practice and health care outcomes. (Essential VI)
  • Integrate the concepts of interprofessional communication, collaboration and consultation to effectively manage and coordinate care across systems.  (Essential VII)
  • Incorporate culturally-appropriate concepts in the planning and delivery of evidence-based preventive and  clinical care to communities, and populations. (Essential VIII)
  • Demonstrate expertise in a defined area of advanced practice nursing  that influences health care outcomes for individuals, populations and systems. (Essential IX)