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MSN - Program of Study

41 semester hours required for degree confirmation

CORE CURRICULUM (35 hours)

COURSE NO. COURSE NAME
NUR 661 Teaching Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan
NUR 634 Nursing Education Practicum
NUR 660 Healthcare Policy and Resource Allocation
NUR 621 Informatics in Nursing Education and Introduction to Professional Writing
NUR 623 Research Methods and Applications in Nursing
NUR 663 Theoretical Foundations of Professional/Advanced Practice in Nursing
NUR 664 Role Development for the Nurse Educator
NUR 665 Curriculum Development and Program Planning
NUR 666 Instructional Strategies and Evaluation of Student Learning
NUR 662 Teaching Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Across the Lifespan
NUR 667 Issues and Trends in Advanced Practice Nursing
NUR 668 Capstone Project Planning
NUR 669 Capstone Project Implementation and Analysis
NUR 670 Testing and Evaluation for Nurse Educators
NUR 672 Clinical Supervision for Nurse Educators

ELECTIVE COURSES (6 hours of Elective Courses)

COURSE NO. COURSE NAME
NUR 680 Organizational Systems and Leadership
NUR 681 Healthcare Economics and Finance
NUR 682 Healthcare Simulation for Nurse Educators
NUR 683 Integrating Holistic Healthcare in Nursing Education
NUR 684 Gerontology Nursing and Caring for an Aging Population

Full-Time Option for Program of Study

Fall 1 (Term 1) Winter 1 (Term 2) Spring 1 (Term 3) Summer 1 (Term 4)
Total Hours 7 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 8 Total Hours 10
NUR 621- Informatics (3 hrs) NUR 662- Patho/Pharm (2hrs) NUR 665- Curriculum Development (2 hrs) NUR 661- Assessment(3 hrs)
NUR 663- Theory (2hrs)) NUR 666- Instructional Strategies (2 hrs) NUR 634- Ed. Pract. (3 hrs) NUR 623- Research(4 hr)
NUR 664- Role Development (2 hrs)   Elective (3 hrs) NUR 670 Testing and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3 hrs)
Fall 2 (Term 5) Winter 2 (Term 6)
Total Hours 6 Total Hours 6
NUR 667- Issues and Trends (1 hr) NUR 660- Health Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 668- Capstone I (2 hrs) NUR 669- Capstone II (1 hr)
NUR 672- Clinical Supervision for Nurse Educators (3 hrs) Elective (3 hrs)

Part-Time Option for Program of Study

Fall 1 (Term 1) Winter 1 (Term 2) Spring 1 (Term 3) Summer 1 (Term 4)
Total Hours 5 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 5 Total Hours 6
NUR 621- Informatics (3 hrs) NUR 662- Patho/Pharm (2 hrs) NUR 665- Curriculum (2 hrs) NUR 660- Health Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 664- Role Development (2 hrs) NUR 666- Instructional Strat. (2 hrs) NUR 663- Theory (2 hrs) NUR 623- Research (4 hr)
    Elective (3 hrs)  
Fall 2 (Term 5) Winter 2 (Term 6) Spring 2 (Term 7) Summer 2 (Term 8)
Total Hours 6 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 3 Total Hours 6
NUR 667- Issues and Trends (1 hr) NUR 669- Capstone II (1 hr) NUR 634- Ed. Pract. (3 hrs) NUR 661- Assessment (3 hrs)
NUR 668- Capstone I (2 hrs) Elective (3 hrs)   NUR 670- Testing and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3 hrs)
NUR 672- Clinical Supervision for Nurse Educators (3 hrs)