MSN Nursing with Two Tracks: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator

NURS 7346Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Nursing3
or NURS 7340 Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
NURS 7356Quality, Safety, and Prevention Using Technology3
or NURS 7350 Quality, Safety, and Prevention Using Technology
NURS 7316Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing2
or NURS 7310 Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 7236Advanced Pathophysiology3
or NURS 7230 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 74362
or NURS 7430 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
NURS 7256Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leader3
or NURS 7250 Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leader
NURS 7246Advanced Pharmacology3
or NURS 7240 Advanced Pharmacology
NURS 7116Advanced Physical Assessment/Applied Clinical Concepts I3
or NURS 7110 Advanced Physical Assessment/Applied Clinical Concepts I
NURS 75462
or NURS 7540 Implementation and Evaluation of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
NURS 7226Roles and Issues of the Primary Care Practitioner3
or NURS 7220 Roles and Issues of the Primary Care Practitioner
NURS 7336Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Management3
or NURS 7330 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Management
NURS 7446Primary Care I3
or NURS 7440 Primary Care I: Women and Children
NURS 7556Primary Care II3
or NURS 7550 Primary Care II: Adults and Elderly
NURS 7926Primary Care Practicum7
or NURS 7920 Primary Care Practicum
Total Hours43
NURS 7346Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Nursing3
or NURS 7340 Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
NURS 7356Quality, Safety, and Prevention Using Technology3
or NURS 7350 Quality, Safety, and Prevention Using Technology
NURS 7316Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing2
or NURS 7310 Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing
NURS 7326Curriculum Development and Evaluation3
or NURS 7320 Curriculum Development and Evaluation
NURS 7236Advanced Pathophysiology3
or NURS 7230 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 74362
or NURS 7430 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
NURS 7256Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leader3
or NURS 7250 Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leader
NURS 7266Nurse Educator: Transition to a Faculty Role3
or NURS 7260 Nurse Educator: Transition to a Faculty Role
NURS 7246Advanced Pharmacology3
or NURS 7240 Advanced Pharmacology
NURS 7116Advanced Physical Assessment/Applied Clinical Concepts I3
or NURS 7110 Advanced Physical Assessment/Applied Clinical Concepts I
NURS 75462
or NURS 7540 Implementation and Evaluation of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
NURS 7816Nursing Education Practicum3
or NURS 7810 Nursing Education Practicum
Total Hours33

MSN Nurse Practitioner:

Summer Semester I

NURS 7346/7340   Advanced Theory Practice                                                  3 credit hours

NURS 7356/7350  Quality Safety and Preventative Health                               3 credit hours (30 project hours, 2.5 theory: .5 project)

NURS 7316/7310   Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing                            2 credit hours

Fall Semester I

NURS 7236/7230   Advanced Pathophysiology                                                3 credit hours

NURS 7436/7430   Evidence Based Nursing Practice                                      2 credit hours

NURS 7256/7250   Healthcare Policy and Ethics for Nurse Leaders                3 credit hours (30 project hours, 2.5 theory: .5 project)

Spring Semester I

NURS 7546/7540   Implementation & Evaluation of Evidence Based Nursing Practice                                                                                                                                                                     2 credit hours

NURS 7246/7240   Advanced Pharmacology                                                    3 credit hours

NURS 7116/7110   Advanced Health and Physical Assessment                       3 credit hours (60 clinical hours,   2 theory: 1 clinical)

Summer Semester II

NURS 7226/7220   Roles and Issues of the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner   3 credit hours

NURS 7336/7330   Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Management                3 credit hours (90 clinical hours, 1.5 theory: 1.5 clinical)

Fall Semester II

NURS 7446/7440   Primary Care I: Women and Children                                  3 credit hours (120 clinical hours, 1 theory: 2 clinical)

NURS 7556/7550   Primary Care II: Adults and Elderly                                      3 credit hours (120 clinical hours, 1 theory: 2 clinical)

Spring Semester II

NURS 7926 Primary Care Practicum                                                                  7 credit hours (360 Practicum,      1 theory: 6 clinical)

                                                                                                 Total Credit Hours 43; Total Clinical Hours 750 

  • Students may enter the program any semester on a part time basis on space availability. All full time students are admitted in summer semester only. 
  • All core courses and track specific courses must be successfully completed before taking the Primary Care Practicum (NURS 7926/7920).
  • NURS 7316/7310, NURS 7436/7430 & NURS 7546/7540 must be taken in sequence.
  • You may not start Semester II courses until all Semester I courses are successfully completed. 
  • All courses are only offered in the specific semester listed.

MSN Nurse Educator:

Summer Semester 

NURS 7346/7340   Advanced Theory                                                                  3 credit hours

NURS 7356/7350   Quality Safety and Population Health                                   3 credit hours (30 project hours, 2.5 theory: .5 project)

NURS 7316/7310   Transition to Advanced Practice Nursing                              2 credit hours

NURS 7326/7320   Curriculum Development and Evaluation                              3 credit hours

Fall Semester 

NURS 7236/7230   Advanced Pathophysiology                                                  3 credit hours

NURS 7436/7430   Evidence Based Nursing Practice                                        2 credit hours

NURS 7256/7250   Healthcare Policy and Ethics for the Nurse Leaders            3 credit hours (30 project hours, 2.5 theory: .5 project)

NURS 7266/7260   Nurse Educator: Transition to a Faculty Role                       3 credit hours

Spring Semester

NURS 7546/7540   Implementation & Evaluation of Evidence Based Nursing Practice                                                                                                                                                                       2 credit hours

NURS 7246/7240   Advanced Pharmacology                                                      3 credit hours

NURS 7116/7110   Advanced Health and Physical Assessment                         3 credit hours (60 clinical hours, 2 theory: 1 clinical)

NURS 7816/7810   Nursing Education Practicum                                               3 credit hours (180 Practicum hours, 3 clinical)

                                                                                           Total Credit Hours 33; Total Clinical Hours 240 

  • Students can enter the program any semester on a part time basis based on space availability. All full time students are admitted in summer semester only. 
  • All core courses and track specific courses must be successfully completed before taking the Nursing Education Practicum (NURS 7816/7810).
  • NURS 7316/7310, NURS 7436/7430 & NURS 7546/7540 must be taken in sequence.