This graduate program is designed to build upon the students’ baccalaureate nursing education and professional experience. This program prepares professional nurses with a wide range of educational experiences. There are two specialties available: Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership and Management.

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
Total Core Course Credits
18
Nurse Educator (18 Credits) Credit Hours
NGR 6710 Teaching and Learning Strategies (clinical/classroom) 3
NGR 6712 Introduction to Educational Concepts 3
NGR 6713 Nursing Curriculum Development 3
NGR 6715 Instructional Technology 3
NGR 6718 Assessment and Evaluation Strategies 3
NGR 6940 Nurse Educator Practicum 3
Total MSN Education Credits
18
Nurse Leadership and Management (18 Credits) Credit Hours
NGR 6014 Nursing Decision-Making in Complex Health Systems 3
NGR 6720 Organizational Dynamics 3
NGR 6722 Financial Management and Resource Development 3
NGR 6728 Nursing Leadership and Management 3
NGR 6871 Health Care Informatics 3
NGR 6942 Nurse Leadership and Management Practicum 3
Total MSN Leadership & Management Credits
18
Admissions Requirements:

• Active Registered Nurse License

• Graduated from an Associate of Sciences in Nursing from an accredited institution.

• All students must have completed all General Education requirements for the BSN with a grade of “C” or higher prior to starting the MSN core courses.

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