2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Masters in Nursing

36-47 credits

This program is delivered on-line.

Retention Standards

An overall scholastic ratio of 3.0 (B average) must be attained before admission to candidacy and the final awarding of any master’s degree. No course with grades below B (3.0) may be counted toward any degree program.

Registered Nurse to Master of Science Nursing Mobility

This program is designed for nurses holding an associate degree in nursing and a baccalaureate degree in another field. Contact the School of Nursing for more information.

Research core

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

or

NUR 607Data Analysis in Nursing Research

3

 

NUR 604Research

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Nursing core

NUR 603Nursing Theory

3

NUR 605Nursing Information Technology

2

NUR 610Nursing Concepts in Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention in Populations

3

NUR 611Concepts Analysis 2: Decision Making

3

Total Credit Hours:8-11

NUR 611 is only required for the administrator and educator concentrations.

Complete one of the following concentrations:

Family Nurse Practitioner concentration, 47 credits

Research core

6

Nursing core

8

NUR 630Advanced Practice Nursing and Role Theory

3

NUR 632Pathophysiology and Nursing Practice

3

NUR 634Advanced Health Assessment

3

NUR 638Advanced Clinical Pharmacology

3

NUR 673Practicum-Family Nurse Practitioner

5

NUR 681Primary Care of the Adult 1

4

NUR 682Primary Care of Children

4

NUR 683Primary Care of the Adult 2

4

NUR 684Primary Care of Women

4

Total Credit Hours:47

Nurse Administrator concentration, 36 credits

Research core

6

Nursing core

11

NUR 640Nursing Administration in Complex Organizations

3

NUR 642Administrative Management for Nurses

3

NUR 643Financial Management for Nurses

3

NUR 672Practicum of Role Expectations

4

Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:36

Nurse Educator concentration, 36 credits

Research core

6

Nursing core

11

NUR 608Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Clinical Practice

3

NUR 609Health Assessment for Clinical Practice

3

NUR 620Curricular Designs in Nursing

3

NUR 622Teaching in Nursing

3

NUR 626Program Evaluation

3

NUR 672Practicum of Role Expectations

4

Total Credit Hours:36