MBA/PhD counsel


Hi,
I would really appreciate it if anyone can advise me on what to do. I have a BSN in nursing and I have 6 years work experience in nursing. Currently I work as a Research Nurse and I am planning to do a masters' program. I am an American based in the states. I was wondering if there is a dual degree MBA/PhD. If yes what schools can I apply to. Also, is it be something that will be beneficial to me? My goal is to get to top management postion.
Hi,
I would really appreciate it if anyone can advise me on what to do. I have a BSN in nursing and I have 6 years work experience in nursing. Currently I work as a Research Nurse and I am planning to do a masters' program. I am an American based in the states. I was wondering if there is a dual degree MBA/PhD. If yes what schools can I apply to. Also, is it be something that will be beneficial to me? My goal is to get to top management postion.
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Duncan
A PhD won't help you to get a top management position. But most PhDs in management will include the MBA core courses if you have not already taken them.

You'll probably need to take te GMAT test to see which schools fit you.
A PhD won't help you to get a top management position. But most PhDs in management will include the MBA core courses if you have not already taken them.

You'll probably need to take te GMAT test to see which schools fit you.
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janealonso...
I agree with Duncan. A Ph.D. is not the right choice if your goal is to reach the top management position in nursing. For that, you can consider enrolling for graduate degrees in nursing administration, healthcare administration or like you mentioned, an MBA.

As an RN, another advancement option you have is to get into academics and train nursing students. For that, you will require a Master?s in Nursing Education degree. I feel it could be very gratifying to nurture young talent and see them flourishing into capable professionals.
I agree with Duncan. A Ph.D. is not the right choice if your goal is to reach the top management position in nursing. For that, you can consider enrolling for graduate degrees in nursing administration, healthcare administration or like you mentioned, an MBA.

As an RN, another advancement option you have is to get into academics and train nursing students. For that, you will require a Master?s in Nursing Education degree. I feel it could be very gratifying to nurture young talent and see them flourishing into capable professionals.
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ezra
I don't know about a PhD, unless you have some specific reasons for wanting to do one. I'm under the impression that these kinds of dual degree programs are for people who want to pursue research agendas in fields like biomedicine.

How about either a general MBA or something with a health care specialization? I know that Johns Hopkins offers an MBA/MSN (masters in nursing) dual degree. Northeastern has something similar as well, but it's an MS/MBA.

Or, you can always go for an MBA with a health care concentration. Harvard's got a good program, as does Owen/Vanderbilt.

Hi,
I would really appreciate it if anyone can advise me on what to do. I have a BSN in nursing and I have 6 years work experience in nursing. Currently I work as a Research Nurse and I am planning to do a masters' program. I am an American based in the states. I was wondering if there is a dual degree MBA/PhD. If yes what schools can I apply to. Also, is it be something that will be beneficial to me? My goal is to get to top management postion.
I don't know about a PhD, unless you have some specific reasons for wanting to do one. I'm under the impression that these kinds of dual degree programs are for people who want to pursue research agendas in fields like biomedicine.

How about either a general MBA or something with a health care specialization? I know that Johns Hopkins offers an MBA/MSN (masters in nursing) dual degree. Northeastern has something similar as well, but it's an MS/MBA.

Or, you can always go for an MBA with a health care concentration. Harvard's got a good program, as does Owen/Vanderbilt.

<blockquote>Hi,
I would really appreciate it if anyone can advise me on what to do. I have a BSN in nursing and I have 6 years work experience in nursing. Currently I work as a Research Nurse and I am planning to do a masters' program. I am an American based in the states. I was wondering if there is a dual degree MBA/PhD. If yes what schools can I apply to. Also, is it be something that will be beneficial to me? My goal is to get to top management postion. </blockquote>
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