M.S.N. Program Courses by Concentration

Required Courses in Each Concentration

  • Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing
  • Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Health Care Policy and Ethics
  • Transforming Nursing and Healthcare through Technology
  • Advanced Nursing Leadership

Education Concentration

  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation in Nursing Education
  • Curriculum Development and Evalutation
  • The Nurse as Educator
  • Advanced Practicum for Nursing Education
  • Advanced Nursing Project/Thesis

Leadership Concentration

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management for Healthcare
  • Bioethical Decision-Making
  • Global Health
  • Organizational Leadership for Healthcare
  • Advanced Practicum in Nursing Leadership
  • Advanced Nursing Project/Thesis

Total Hours: 39

Total Hours: 36

Curriculum Plan

Semester Courses of Instruction (3 Credit Hours Each)
Fall – Year 1 • NUR 501 Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing (L & E)
• NUR 502 Evidenced-Based Nursing (L & E)
• NUR 503 Health Care Policy and Ethics (L & E)

Spring – Year 1 • NUR 504 Transforming Nursing and Healthcare through Technology (L & E)
• NUR 505 Advanced Nursing Leadership (L & E)
• NUR 506 Advanced Health Assessment (E) or NUR 514 Organizational Behavior (L)

Summer • NUR 507 Advanced Pathophysiology (E)
• NUR 508 Advanced Pharmacology (E)
• NUR 515 Human Resource Management for Healthcare (L)
• NUR 516 Bioethical Decision-Making (L)

Fall – Year 2 • NUR 509 Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Nursing Education (E)
• NUR 510 Curriculum Development and Evaluation (E)
• NUR 511 The Nurse as Educator (E)
• NUR 517 Global Health (L)
• NUR 518 Organizational Leadership for Healthcare (L)

Spring – Year 2 • NUR 512 Advanced Practicum for Nursing Education (E)
• NUR 519 Advanced Practicum for Nursing Leadership (L)
• NUR 520 Advanced Nursing Project/Thesis (L & E)