Program of Study

Degree requirements

  • 42 credit hours
  • 225 clinical hours

Curriculum delivery

  • Courses are taught primarily online and may include synchronous or asynchronous sessions or campus-based sessions for NURS-Y625 Advanced Physical Assessment lab (approximately 37.5 hours).
  • Clinicals may be completed in your local area.
  • Students must attend an online MSN Orientation Day (held online the week before classes begin - synchronous).

Program of study

Based on Fall 2020 admission.

Review our course descriptions.

Fall 2020 – 6 Credits

  • R500:  Nursing Research Methods 1 (3 cr.)
  • N502:  Nursing Theory 1 (3 cr.)

Spring 2021 – 6 Credits

  • R505: Measurement & Data Analysis (3 cr.)
  • N504:  Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr.)

Summer Sessions 1 & 2, 2021 – 4 credits

  • Y625:  Advanced Physical Assessment (3 cr. / 1 lab cr.)

Fall 2021 – 7 credits / 75 clinical hours

  • T601:  Advancing Nursing Education (3 cr. / 1 clinical cr. / 75 clinical hrs.)
  • XXX:  Elective (3 cr.)

Spring 2022 – 6 credits

  • T604:  Curriculum in Nursing (3 cr.)
  • Y515:  Advanced Pathophysiology (3 cr.) 

Summer 2022 – 3 credits

  • T620:  Computer Technologies (3 cr.)

Fall 2022 – 6 credits

  • T618:  Evaluation in Nursing (3cr.)
  • T612:  Advanced Pharmacology (3 cr.)

Spring 2023 – 4 credits / 150 clinical hours

  • T680:  Nursing Education Practicum (2 cr. / 2 clin. cr. / 150 clinical hrs.)