Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 36 Credits)

This graduate program is designed to build upon the students’ baccalaureate nursing education and professional experience into the Master degree in Nursing. This program prepares professional nurses with a wide range of educational experiences to acquire essential evidence-based knowledge and skills for successful employment in chosen careers. The MSN program offers three concentrations and one track: Nurse Educator, Nurse Leadership /Management, Family Nurse Practitioner, and RN/MSN track.
(*) Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership /Management is 100% online
Family Nurse Practitioner is Hybrid

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)

CORE COURSES (18 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • NGR 5101
    Nursing Theory *
    3
  • NGR 5110
    Nursing Research *
    3
  • NGR 5700
    Decision Making
    3
  • NGR 5703
    Advanced Nurse Role
    3
  • NGR 5803
    Evidence Based Nursing Practice
    3
  • NGR 5891
    Health Care Policy *
    3
*Mandatory for Family Nurse Practitioner Track (9 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • NGR 5035
    Advanced Health Assessment*
    3
  • NGR 5141
    Advanced Pathophysiology*
    3
  • NGR 6172
    Advanced Pharmacology*
    3
Nurse Educator (18 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • NGR 6101
    Nursing Curriculum Development
    3
  • NGR 6710
    Teaching and Learning Strategies (clinical/classroom)
    3
  • NGR 6712
    Introduction to Educational Concepts
    3
  • NGR 6715
    Instructional Technology
    3
  • NGR 6718
    Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
    3
  • NGR 6940
    Nurse Educator Practicum
    3
  •  
    18
  • Note:
    120 Hours Practicum Required for Graduation
     
Nurse Leadership and Management (18 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • NGR 6110
    Nursing Leadership and Management
    3
  • NGR 6120
    Nursing Decision-Making in Complex Health Systems
    3
  • NGR 6720
    Organizational Dynamics
    3
  • NGR 6722
    Financial Management and Resource Development
    3
  • NGR 6871
    Health Care Informatics
    3
  • NGR 6942
    Nurse Leadership and Management Practicum
    3
  •  
    18
  • Note:
    120 Hours Practicum Required for Graduation
     
Family Nurse Practitioner (18 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • NGR 6610
    Advanced Primary Care of Family I
    3
  • NGR 6610 L
    Advanced Primary Care of Family Practicum I
    3
  • NGR 6616
    Advanced Primary Care of Family II
    3
  • NGR 6616 L
    Advanced Primary Care of Family Practicum II
    3
  • NGR 6638
    Integration Advanced Primary Care of Family
    3
  • NGR 6619 L
    Advanced Family Practicum III
    3
  •  
    18
  • Note:
    500 Hours Practicum Required for Graduation
     

(*) Mandatory for Family Nurse Practitioner  Concentration
Admissions Requirements:
• Active Registered Nurse License
• Graduated from a Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing from an accredited institution.
• ANCC Board Certification is required to be licensed FNP in the State of Florida.

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