MASTER OF SCIENCE

Nursing

Nursing Requirements – The following courses comprise the Master of Science in Nursing – 36 semester hours. The semester hour value of each course appears in parentheses ( ).


CORE REQUIREMENTS

Complete all of the following Core courses – 18 semester hours:

HCIN 500
Healthcare Informatics
(3 credits)
NURS 510
Foundational Concepts for Master Prepared Nurses
(3 credits)
NURS 515
Quality and Safety
(3 credits)
NURS 520
Healthcare Policy
(3 credits)
NURS 540
Advanced Research Methods and Evidenced-Based Practices
(3 credits)
NURS 550
Advanced Pathophysiology/Pharmacology and Health Assessment
(3 credits)

Complete the following experiential courses – 6 semester hours:

NURS 695
Nursing Practicum I
(3 credits)

AND

NURS 699
Nursing Practicum II
(3 credits)

Complete one of the following concentrations (12 semester hours):
Clinical Nurse Leader:

NURS 605
Foundations for the Clinical Nurse Leader I
(3 credits)
NURS 610
Foundations for Clinical Nurse Leader II
(3 credits)
NURS 630
Epidemiology in Action: Tracking Health & Disease
(3 credits)
NURS 635
Clinical Nurse Leader Evaluation of Health Outcomes
(3 credits)

Nurse Educator:

NURS 620
Theoretical Foundation in Nursing Education
(3 credits)
NURS 625
Curriculum Development
(3 credits)
NURS 640
Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Teaching Models
(3 credits)
NURS 645
Assessment and Evaluation in Education
(3 credits)