Nursing

MSN Requirements

Adult/Gerontology CNS Program Requirements

The 38-hour curriculum comprises 29 semester hours of didactic coursework, nine semester hours of clinical practicum, and 540 supervised clinical hours.

Required Coursework

NURS 50022 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS 60443 Financial Concepts in Health Care
NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law, and Ethics
NURS 50003 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 60043 Advanced Nursing Research and Theory
NURS 50053 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 50013 Advanced Health Assessment
NCNS 60412 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations
NCNS 60482 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60682 The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60512 The CNS and Professional Practice
NCNS 60582 The CNS and Professional Practice Practicum
120 clinical hours
NURS 60713 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient
NURS 60783 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the
Adult-Gerontology Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours

Pediatric CNS Program Requirements

The 38-hour curriculum comprises 29 semester hours of didactic coursework, nine semester hours of clinical practicum, and 540 supervised clinical hours.

Required Coursework

NURS 50022 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS 60443 Financial Concepts in Health Care
NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law, and Ethics
NURS 50003 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 60043 Advanced Nursing Research and Theory
NURS 50053 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 50013 Advanced Health Assessment
NCNS 60712 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations
NCNS 60782 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60682 The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60512 The CNS and Professional Practice
NCNS 60582 The CNS and Professional Practice Practicum
120 clinical hours
NURS 60723 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient
NURS 60793 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours

Nursing Education Program Requirements

The 36-hour curriculum comprises 31 semester hours of didactic coursework, two semester hours of clinical practicum, three semester hours of teaching practicum, and 240 supervised clinical hours.

Required Coursework

NURS 60443 Financial Concepts in Health Care
NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law, and Ethics
NURS 50003 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 60043 Advanced Nursing Research and Theory
NURS 50053 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 50013 Advanced Health Assessment
NCNS 60412 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations
NCNS 60482 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
OR
NCNS 60712 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations
NCNS 60782 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
NUED 60713 Learning and Instruction
NUED 60723 Curriculum and Program Development
NUED 60733 Evaluation in Nursing Education
NUED 60783 Teaching Practicum
120 clinical hours
NURS 60030 Professional Project (X two semesters)

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program Curriculum Requirments

The 33-hour curriculum comprises 27 semester hours of didactic coursework, six semester hours of clinical practicum/residency, and 400 supervised clinical hours.

Required Coursework

NCNL 61113 Leadership in Clinical Microsystems
NURS 50003 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 60043 Advanced Nursing Research and Theory
NURS 50053 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
NURS 50013 Advanced Health Assessment
NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law, and Ethics
NURS 60443 Financial Concepts in Health Care
NCNL 61123 Care Environment Management
NCNL 61182 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum
100 clinical hours
NCNL 61133 Clinical Outcomes Management
NCNL 61284 Clinical Nurse Leader Residency
300 clinical hours

Post Master’s Adult/Gerontology CNS Certificate Curriculum Requirements

The 18-hour curriculum comprises nine semester hours of didactic coursework, nine semester hours of clinical practicum, and 540 supervised clinical hours.

Pre-requisites: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics, and Advanced Health Assessment.

Required Coursework

NCNS 60412 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations
NCNS 60482 Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60682 The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60512 The CNS and Professional Practice
NCNS 60582 The CNS and Professional Practice Practicum
120 clinical hours
NURS 60713 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient
NURS 60783 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours

Post Master’s Pediatric CNS Certificate Curriculum Requirements

The 18-hour curriculum comprises nine semester hours of didactic coursework, nine semester hours of clinical practicum, and 540 supervised clinical hours.

Pre-requisites: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics, and Advanced Health Assessment.

Required Coursework

NCNS 60712 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations
NCNS 60782 Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60682 The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum
120 clinical hours
NCNS 60512 The CNS and Professional Practice
NCNS 60582 The CNS and Professional Practice Practicum
120 clinical hours
NURS 60723 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient
NURS 60793 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the
Pediatric Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours

Post Master’s Nursing Education Certificate Curriculum Requirements

The 12-hour curriculum comprises nine semester hours of didactic coursework, three semester hours of teaching practicum, and 120 supervised clinical hours.

Pre-requisites: A populations (Adult-Gero/Pedi) course

Required Coursework

NUED 60713 Learning and Instruction
NUED 60723 Curriculum and Program Development
NUED 60733 Evaluation in Nursing Education
NUED 60783 Teaching Practicum
120 clinical hours

Post Master’s CNL Certificate Curriculum Requirements

The 15-hour curriculum comprises nine semester hours of didactic coursework, six semester hours of clinical practicum/residency, and 400 supervised clinical hours.

Pre-requisites: Master’s level Pathophysiology, Pharmacotherapeutics, and Health Assessment.

Required Coursework

NURS 61113 Leadership in Clinical Microsystems
NURS 61123 Care Environment Management
NURS 61133 Clinical Outcomes Management
NURS 61182 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum
100 clinical hours
NURS 61284 Clinical Nurse Leader Residency
300 clinical hours