Nurse Practitioner - MSN

First Year
SummerHoursFallHoursSpringHours
NURS 7340 Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Nursing3NURS 7230 Advanced Pathophysiology3NURS 7240 Advanced Pharmacology3
NURS 7350 Quality, Safety, and Prevention Using Technology3NURS 7250 Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leader3NURS 7110 Advanced Physical Assessment/Applied Clinical Concepts I3
(30 project hours, 2.5 theory; 5 project) (30 project hours, 2.5 theory; 5 project) (60 clinical hours, 2 theory; 1 clinical) 
NURS 7310 Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing*2NURS 7430 Evidence Based Nursing Practice*2NURS 7540 Implementation and Evaluation of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice *2
  
 8 8 8
Second Year
SummerHoursFallHoursSpringHours
NURS 7220 Roles and Issues of the Primary Care Practitioner3NURS 7440 Primary Care I: Women and Children3NURS 7920 Primary Care Practicum7
NURS 7330 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Management3(120 clinical hours, 1 theory; 2 clinical) (360 practicum, 1 theory; 6 clinical) 
(90 clinical hours, 1.5 theory; 1.5 clinical) NURS 7550 Primary Care II: Adults and Elderly3 
 (120 clinical hours, 1 theory; 2 clinical)  
 6 6 7
Total Hours: 43
  • Students may enter the program any semester on a part-time basis based on space availability. All full- time students are admitted in summer semester only.
  • NURS 7310, NURS 7430 and NURS 7540, marked *, must be taken in sequence in the following order: 1.NURS 7310 Transition to Advanced  Nursing Practice 2. NURS 7430 Evidence- Based Nursing Practice 3. NURS 7540 Implementation & Evaluation of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
  • Courses listed under each semester are only taught during that semester.
  • All core/pre-requisite courses must be successfully completed before advancing to the Semester II clinical courses. Clinical courses must then be successfully completed before taking NURS 7920 Primary Care Practicum.