Nursing (RN to MSN) Courses

Required Courses (42 hours)
Master of Science in Nursing (RN TO MSN)
NURS 2330 Health Assessment 3 hours
NURS 3010 Professional Communication in Nursing 1 hour
NURS 3040 Women’s Health: Global Perspectives 3 hours
NURS 3340 Health Care Ethics 3 hours
NURS 3360 Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice 4 hours
NURS 4400 Management and Leadership in Health Care 4 hours
NURS 4450 Nursing of Families and Groups in the Community 5 hours
NURS 4500 Population Based Nursing Practice 4 hours
NURS 5020 Health Care Statistics 3 hours
NURS 5050 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care 3 hours
NURS 5100 Transcultural Health Care 3 hours
NURS 5150 Concepts and Theories in Nursing 3 hours
NURS 5200 Critical Issues in Health Care 3 hours
Nursing Specialty Courses (21 hours)
Select one area:
The Nurse as Educator
NURS 5500 Principles of Teaching and Learning 3 hours
NURS 5520 Curriculum Development and Program Planning in Nursing 3 hours
NURS 5530 Innovative Nursing Education Strategies 3 hours
NURS 5560 Teaching Strategies and Evaluation 3 hours
NURS 5570 Program Planning in Nursing 3 hours
NURS 5580 Implementation and Evaluation 3 hours
NURS 5590 Professional Nurse Educator Practicum 3 hours
The Nurse as Leader, Manager and Entrepreneur
NURS 5400 Nursing Leadership and Management I 3 hours
NURS 5410 Economic Policy in the Health Care System 3 hours
NURS 5420 Finance and Accounting in the Health Care System 3 hours
NURS 5460 Nursing Leadership and Management II 3 hours
NURS 5470 Practicum in Nursing Administration 3 hours
NURS 5480 Case Management 3 hours
NURS 5490 Nurse as Entrepreneur 3 hours
Major Project in Nursing (3 hours)
NURS 5990 Major Project (Nursing Education or Nursing Administration) 3 hours
Required Supporting Courses (6 hours)
BIO 4700 Pathophysiology 3 hours
Department-approved lifespan development course 3 hours
General Education Requirements (39-45 hours)
English and Communication 6-9 hours
Developing Foundations 8-9 hours
Global Perspectives 6-8 hours
Western Intellectual and Religious Traditions 3 hours
U.S. Culture and Society 6 hours
Fine Arts 3 hours
Scientific Inquiry 7 hours