The graduate master's nursing program is for individuals with a baccalaureate in nursing and two years registered nursing experience. There is currently one track to choose from: Family Nurse Practitioner (39 semester hours, 12 months).
|NU 513 - Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
45 contact hours. This is a preadmission course.
Building on prerequisite knowledge in pathophysiology, this course is designed to provide the learner with an advanced theoretical understanding of disordered physiologic mechanisms or disease states for selected health problems. Emphasis will be on the mechanism for production of the symptoms and signs for selected disease syndromes. Thus, the learner will be prepared to discriminate the mechanisms underlying the disease and its clinical manifestations as a basis for assessing and developing a plan of care.
All applicants must complete an Advanced Pathophysiology course with a grade of B or higher prior to starting the program.
|NU 502 - Advanced Theoretical Issues in Nursing and Ethics||2|
|NU 503 - Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NU 503L - Advanced Health Assessment Clinical||2|
|NU 508 - Advanced Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Strategies||3|
|NU 521 - Science of Diagnostic Reasoning||3|
|NU 501 - Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NU 505 - Primary Care Management I||3|
|NU 505L - Primary Care Management I Clinical||4|
|NU 550 - Advanced Primary Care Procedures||2|
|NU 597 - Clinical Research Project||1-2|
|NU 506 - Primary Care Management II||2|
|NU 506L - Primary Care Management II Clinical||4|
|NU 512 - Advanced Practice Role Development||2|
|NU 516 - Population Health in Advanced Nursing Practice||2|
|NU 570 - Advanced Healthcare Policy and Politics||2|
|NU 597-Clinical Research Project||1-2|
Total Hours Required for a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): 39 Credit Hours
In addition to the general degree requirements and curriculum requirements noted above, the student must successfully complete the following:
The Master of Science in Nursing Program Progression policy is the following: