Jill Olausson, PhD, RN, CDE

Chair, Master's of Nursing in Healthcare Administration and Leadership and Nursing Education Programs and Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000 ext. 5968
Fax: (626) 815-5414
Office Location: Building One
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Jill Olausson, RN, PhD, CDE, is the Chair of the Masters of Science in Nursing in Healthcare Administration and Leadership and Nursing Education Programs. Jill has been a nurse for over 25 years. She has vast experience in clinical and management positions in a variety of acute and chronic healthcare settings. Her current research interest is in finding innovative ways healthcare facilities can manage the health of older adults with comorbid conditions.


  • BS in Nursing Northeastern University, 1988
  • MS in Nursing, Walden University, 2010
  • PM Certificate in Nursing Educaton, University of Utah, 2016
  • PhD in Nursing, University of Utah, 2016


  • Registered Nurse - BRN California
  • Certified Diabetes Educator - National Certifying Board of Diabetes Educators

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 504 – Bioethics and Health Care Policy
  • GNRS 508A – Research and Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • GNRS 597 – Comprehensive Examination Directed Study

Office Hours

Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.