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College of Nursing


Master's Programs

Curriculum

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The AGACNP MSN program is a total of 40 credits and takes 6 semesters to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format
1st semester 
  • NURS 700 - Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses
2nd semester 
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult & Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan 
  • NURS 717 - Application of Basic Statistics fort Nursing Practice & Service Management 
3rd semester 
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+
4th semester
  • NURS 720 - Clinical Application of Population Analysis 
  • NURS 786 - Management of Acute Care Adult and Gerontological Health Problems I*
5th semester
  • NURS 790 - Research Methods for Nursing 
  • NURS 787 - Management of Acute Care Adult and Gerontological Health Problems II+* 
6th semester
  • NURS 791 - Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research 
  • NURS 796 - Advanced Practice Practicum: AGACNP* 

Total 40 credit hours/672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours


Family Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The FNP MSN program is a total of 45 credits and takes 9 semesters to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format
1st semester 
  • NURS 700 - Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 
  • NURS 717 - Application of Basic Statistics fort Nursing Practice & Service Management 
2nd semester 
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses 
  • NURS 720 - Clinical Application of Population Analysis 
3rd semester 
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult & Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan 
  • NURS 790 - Research Methods for Nursing 
4th semester
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+
  • NURS 791 - Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research 
5th semester
  • NURS 708 - Conceptual Basis for Family and Community Health Nursing 
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 
6th semester
  • EPID 700 - Introduction to Epidemiology
  • NURS 706 - Primary Care Nursing of Children+
7th semester
  • NURS 705 - Acute Problems of Adults/Gerontology and Women’s Health in Primary Care* 
8th semester
  • NURS 722 - Advanced Practice Nursing Management of Chronic Disease in Pediatric, Adult and Gerontological Patients Across the Health Care Continuum*+ 
9th semester
  • NURS 793 - Advanced Practice Practicum for Emphasis Area: Primary Care (FNP)* 

Total 45 credit hours/672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The PMHNP MSN program is a total of 45 credits and takes 9 semesters to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format
1st semester 
  • NURS 700 - Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 
  • NURS 717 - Application of Basic Statistics fort Nursing Practice & Service Management 
2nd semester 
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses 
  • NURS 720 - Clinical Application of Population Analysis 
3rd semester 
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult & Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan 
  • NURS 790 - Research Methods for Nursing 
4th semester
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+ 
  • NURS 791 - Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research 
5th semester
  • NURS 708 - Conceptual Basis for Family and Community Health Nursing 
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 
6th semester
  • EPID 700 - Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • NURS 761 - Neuroscientific Basis of Behavior and Psychopharmacological Treatment 
7th semester
  • NURS 731 - Management of Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Across the Lifespan* 
8th semester
  • NURS 732 - Management of Complex Mental Health Problems Across the Lifespan * 
9th semester
  • NURS 798 - Advanced Practice Practicum: PMHNP Across the Lifespan* 

Total 45 credit hours/672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

Nursing Administration

  • Duration 12-18 months
  • Credit hours: 30