Chicago’s Resurrection University and the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders recently announced a partnership that will prepare nurses for leadership through a master’s degree in nursing in health systems leadership.
The program will be offered in an executive format, with classes meeting one weekend, every three weeks at the ResU main campus in Wicker Park, according to the ResU College of Nursing website. Supplemental coursework will be completed online with degree completion estimated at 20 months.
The degree will prepare candidates for nursing leadership positions within the ever-changing healthcare environment, according to the website.
The program’s curriculum will include topics such as human resource management, business communication, finance and economics, healthcare delivery systems and advanced leadership. The courses will be taught by experts in the field as well as university faculty. The inaugural class will begin in January 2016.
Through the partnership, IONL members will receive a 10% tuition discount in the program. Interested candidates who are not current members of IONL may join the organization before enrollment to receive the discounted rate. Proof of membership is to be provided when applying to ResU for the program.
To learn more about the degree program, visit Resu.edu/ionl.