Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 55 Credits)

The RN to MSN program is offered to foreign-educated doctors who hold a nursing license and nurses who earned a Baccalaureate degree in a related field. This curriculum is designed to build upon students’ nursing education and professional experiences. This RN to MSN program will allow these professional nurses with previous medical and strong educational backgrounds to acquire evidence-based knowledge and the necessary skills to provide direct patient services at an advanced level. A total of fifty-five (55) credit hours are required for graduation. Florida National University awards a Master of Science Degree in Nursing upon completion of the program.

RN to MSN Program Core Courses (55 Credits):

  • Physical Assessment in Health Care
  • Pathophysiology
  • Applied Nursing Research
  • Ethical and Legal Aspect of Nursing Practice
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Nursing
  • Nursing Theory
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Health Care Policy
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Population Health, Epidemiology & Statistical Principles
  • Health Promotion and Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • Decision Making
  • MSN Capstone Project

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