Nursing

MSN Requirements

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Adult-Gerontology or Pediatric Program Curriculum 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 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
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60682 The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum
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
NCNS 60612 The CNS and Systems Leadership
NCNS 60612 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
NCNS 60713 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient
NCNS 60783 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours
OR
NCNS 60723 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient
NCNS 60793 Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient Practicum
180 clinical hours

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program Curriculum Requirements

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

Nursing Administration and Leadership Program Requirements

The 40-hour curriculum comprises 32 semester hours of didactic coursework, eight semester hours of clinical practicum, and 480 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
NUAL 60822 Role of the Nursing Administrator and Leader
NUAL 60813 Nursing Administration and Leadership I: Intraprofessional Development
NUAL 60811 Nursing Administration and Leadership I: Intraprofessional Development Practicum
NUAL 60823 Nursing Administration and Leadership II: Interprofessional Development
NUAL 60821 Nursing Administration and Leadership II: Interprofessional Development Practicum
NUAL 60833 Nursing Administration and Leadership III: Organizational Business
NUAL 60832 Nursing Administration and Leadership III: Organizational Business Practicum
NUAL 60843 Nursing Administration and Leadership IV: Advanced Administration and Leadership in the Healthcare Environment
NUAL 60844 Nursing Administration and Leadership IV: Advanced Practicum

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)

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 Administration and Leadership Certificate Curriculum Requirements

The 22-hour curriculum comprises 14 semester hours of didactic coursework, eight semester hours practicum, and 240 supervised clinical hours.

Required Coursework

NUAL 60822 Role of the Nursing Administrator and Leader
NUAL 60813 Nursing Administration and Leadership I: Intraprofessional Development
NUAL 60811 Nursing Administration and Leadership I: Intraprofessional Development Practicum
NUAL 60823 Nursing Administration and Leadership II: Interprofessional Development
NUAL 60821 Nursing Administration and Leadership II: Interprofessional Development Practicum
NUAL 60833 Nursing Administration and Leadership III: Organizational Business
NUAL 60832 Nursing Administration and Leadership III: Organizational Business Practicum
NUAL 60843 Nursing Administration and Leadership IV: Advanced Administration and Leadership in the Healthcare Environment
NUAL 60844 Nursing Administration and Leadership IV: Advanced Practicum

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