2013-2014 Graduate Catalog

Nursing M.S. — Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 48 Credits

See “Nursing M.S.”.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate Research, Undergraduate Physical Assessment Course

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits — 12 hours

NURS 504Quality and Safety in Health Care Systems

3

NURS 507Policy, Leadership, and Nursing Issues

3

NURS 601Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing

3

NURS 606Research and Evidence-based Practice in Nursing

3

FNP Emphasis — 36 hours

NURS 610Health Assessment

3

NURS 612Advanced Pharmacology

4

NURS 614Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS 624Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Advanced Practice of Nursing

3

NURS 640Health Care of Families I

4

NURS 645Health Care of Families II

4

NURS 650Health Care of Families III

4

NURS 680Advanced Practice Role Practicum

1 - 9

NURS 690Advanced Professional Role

2

NURS 680: Take 9 hours

Successful completion of a comprehensive exam is required to complete the Master of Science program.

Completion of a master's thesis is an option: NURS 699 Master's Thesis (6).