American University of Beirut

Master in Nursing Administration and Management



11 courses


2 years (Full time)
4 years (Part time)​

Next Start ​Date:
September 2024

($500 per credit)​

The MSN in Nursing Administration and Management at the American University of Beirut is a Graduate degree offered for the registered nurses who wish to advance their careers in nursing and pursue managerial and administrative positions.

The graduate programs of HSON, among them the MSN in Administration and management, are the first outside the US to receive accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and are approved by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education, and registered by the Department of Education of New York State.

Delivered by faculty members who are renowned for their research, clinical expertise, innovative teaching strategies, and contribution to professional practice, the program is offered in a highly flexible and interactive bended format that includes online and face-to-face classes with short on-campus visits at the beginning and the end of the program, which fits the busy schedule of working nurses who are willing to enhance their expertise in the field.

Graduates of this program are prepared to assume management and leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, community health centers, healthcare services departments in national and international organizations, and other healthcare organizations. They may also pursue careers in healthcare consulting, healthcare education, or healthcare research.​

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in nursing from AUB or its equivalent from another recognized institution
  • C​umulative undergraduate average of at least 75 (GPA: 2.7) and an undergraduate average of at least 80 (GPA: 3.2) in the major field of study (nursing)
  • A license to practice nursing from country of residence
  • At least two years of work experience in nursing​

Core courses​
NURS 500 (2cr) Theories, Concepts and Ethical Frameworks for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 501 (2cr) Advanced Nursing Practice: Scope and Roles
NURS 530 (2cr) Statistical Reasoning and Application in Nursing Research
NURS 502 (3cr) Advanced Nursing Research
NURS 527 (3cr) Systems Approach to the Development and Evaluation of Health care Services
Concentration courses: Nursing Administration and Management Track
NURS 507 (2cr) Essentials of Nursing Administration and Management
NURS 531 (1cr) Practical Applications of Budgeting in Nursing
NURS 525 (3cr) Leadership Theories and Application for Nurse Managers
NURS 520 (3cr) Managing Quality with Teams
NURS 533 (3cr) Advanced Nursing & Health Informatics
MHRM 305 (3cr) Leadership and organizational behavior
NURS 526 Comprehensive Exam
NURS 508 (4cr) Advanced Practice in Nursing Administration
​NURS 599 Or NURS 598 Thesis or Project (6cr) ​

*Applicants wishing to apply to AUB for graduate studies, must apply online

​Contact Information

​​Dr. Nuhad Dumit 
Location:  Rafic Hariri School of Nursing, 4th Floor, room 411F
Telephone: +961-1-​350000 
Ext: 5955​

Dr. Myrna Dumit
Location:  Rafic Hariri School of Nursing, 4th Floor, room 402D
Telephone: +961-1-​350000 
Ext: 5777

Mr. Ismael Saad
Location:  Rafic Hariri School of Nursing, 5th Floor, room 522
Telephone: +961-1-​350000 
Ext: 5938

Miss Sara Salman​
Location: Van Dyck Bldg.
Telephone: +961-1- 350000
Ext: 2221

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