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Graduate Nursing Program
Curriculum Plans (Effective Spring 2013)

The MSN curriculum prepares family health nurses who are able to function in the roles of teacher, administrator, or family nurse practitioner (NP).  A two year plan of study with both part-time and full-time options are available. The degree requirements consist of 34-37 semester credit hours for the educator and administrator roles and 41-44 credit hours for the family nurse practitioner role. Students pursing the family nurse practitioner option are required to take

  • core courses (9 credit hours)
  • advanced practice core courses (10 credit hours)
  • specialty courses in family health nursing (7 credit hours)
  • NP role preparation courses (15-18 credit hours).

Students selecting the nurse educator or nurse administrator roles are required to take

  • core courses (9 credit hours)
  • advanced practice core courses (10 credit hours)
  • an elective (3 credit hours)
  • a specialty course in family nursing (3 credit hours)
  • role preparation courses (9-12 credits).


Master of Science in Nursing

 

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


 Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)