Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 55 Credits)

RN/MSN is an MSN program track designed to build upon the student’s nursing education and professional experiences into the Master degree in nursing. This streamline track will prepare professional nurses with a wide range of educational experiences to acquire essential evidence-based knowledge and skills for successful employment in a chosen career. This track is also tailored to lead to the same concentrations offered under the MSN program: Nurse Leadership/ Management, Nurse Educator and Family Nurse Practitioner.
(*) Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership /Management is 100% online
Family Nurse Practitioner is Hybrid

NURSING CORE COURSES (37 credits)
Credit Hours
  • NUR 3065C
    Physical Assessment in Health Care
    4
  • NUR 3125
    Pathophysiology
    4
  • NUR 3165
    Nursing Research
    3
  • NUR 3655
    Culture in Nursing Practice
    3
  • NUR 3826
    Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
    2
  • NUR 4516
    Crisis Intervention
    3
  • 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
  •  
    37
  • Note:
    *Mandatory for Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
     
*Mandatory for Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration (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 6000
    Introduction to Educational Concepts
    3
  • NGR 6101
    Nursing Curriculum Development
    3
  • NGR 6710
    Teaching and Learning Strategies (clinical/classroom)
    3
  • NGR 6715
    Instructional Technology
    3
  • NGR 6718
    Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
    3
  • NGR 6940
    Nurse Educator Practicum
    3
  •  
    18
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
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 II
    3
  • NGR 6638
    Integration Advanced Primary Care of Family
    3
  • NGR 6619 L
    Advanced Family Practicum III
    3

Admissions Requirements:

  •  Active Registered Nurse License.
  • Students must have completed all General Education requirements for the BSN with a grade of “C” or higher prior to being admitted to the MSN program.
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