MSN in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice Overview The accredited online MSN in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice is designed for those who seek to re-invent and transform nursing practice in today's tumultuous health care system. Graduates fill innovative and problem-solving roles as clinicians, educators, administrators and clinical scientists, while others choose to move toward the business environment of healthcare.This is an exclusive program for highly-disciplined and independent-thinking nurses whose career objectives may not be met by a traditional graduate nursing curriculum or career. The program emphasizes entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial approaches to advanced nursing practices and focuses on models, methods, environments and processes that will give students the tools to redesign and improve healthcare systems big and small. It offers a flexible, but rigorous curriculum, including a substantial capstone project that demonstrates innovation and pushing the creative boundaries in nursing practice.Program FeaturesSynchronous online lectures are offered in a highly-interactive online learning method that challenges and engages studentsFully accredited curriculum by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel's acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions For questions, please contact:Amy Pelak Rothstein Student Services Manager 267.359.5692 firstname.lastname@example.org*The master's programs at Drexel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.**NEW YORK RESIDENTS: Clinical rotations cannot be completed in the state of New York. Curriculum MSN Core Courses INFO 526Information, Innovation & Technology in Advanced Nursing Practice3.0or NURS 544 Quality and Safety in HealthcareNURS 500Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments3.0NURS 502Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care3.0RSCH 503Research Methods and Biostatistics3.0RSCH 504Evaluation and Translation of Health Research3.0Required Track Courses NURS 586Innovation in Advanced Nursing Practice: Theory and Application3.0NURS 587Case Studies in Intra/Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Nursing3.0NURS 588The Nurse as Intra/Entrepreneur and Consultant3.0Practicum/Capstone Projects NURS 636Capstone Project I3.0NURS 637Capstone Project II3.0NURS 638Capstone Project III3.0Support Courses NURS 564The Business of Healthcare3.0NURS 669Professional Seminar for Advance Practice Nurses *1.0Electives (by advisement with track coordinator)9.0Total Credits46.0*Take NURS 699 in conjunction with NURS 638.View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a program fully accredited by the National League of Nursing (NLN/ACEN) or the American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN/CCNE) RN's with a non-nursing bachelor's degree may need to complete a bridge course before starting the programGPA of 3.0 or above on all previous coursework or 3.25 or above on the last 60 credits of the BSN A current, unrestricted United States RN licenseRequired DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former nursing faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill and potential aptitude for graduate study References will not be accepted from colleagues or family membersPersonal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular trackHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, andYour plans upon completing the degreeResume including specific details of your responsibilities and job experiencesA copy of your United States RN license (License verification from your nursing license registry website is acceptable)Additional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $861 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $956 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a MSN in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing Practice Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! Any problems? Find help or contact us.