This graduate program track is designed to build upon the students’ associate nursing education and professional experience into the Master degree in Nursing. The program
prepares professional nurses with a wide range of educational experiences. There are two specialties available: Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership/Management.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 55 CREDITS)

NURSING CORE COURSES (33 credits)Credit Hours
NUR 3065C
Physical Assessment in Health Care
4
NUR 3125Pathophysiology4
NUR 3165Nursing Research3
NUR 3655Culture in Nursing Practice3
NUR 3826Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice2
NUR 4516Crisis Intervention3
   
NGR 5000Advanced Nurse Role3
NGR 5110Nursing Research3
NGR 5700Decision Making3
NGR 5703Nursing Theory3
NGR 5803Evidence Based Nursing Practice3
NGR 5891Health Care Policy3
 
Total Core Course Credits
37
 
Nurse Educator (18 Credits)Credit Hours
NGR 6710Teaching and Learning Strategies (clinical/classroom)3
NGR 6712Introduction to Educational Concepts3
NGR 6713Nursing Curriculum Development3
NGR 6715Instructional Technology3
NGR 6718Assessment and Evaluation Strategies3
NGR 6940Nurse Educator Practicum3
 
Total MSN Education Credits
18
Nurse Leadership and Management (18 Credits)Credit Hours
NGR 6014Nursing Decision-Making in Complex Health Systems3
NGR 6720Organizational Dynamics3
NGR 6722Financial Management and Resource Development3
NGR 6728Nursing Leadership and Management3
NGR 6871Health Care Informatics3
NGR 6942Nurse Leadership and Management Practicum3
 
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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