Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

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

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Program Requirements: A minimum grade of ‘B’ or better or satisfactory in all nursing courses must be earned.

See “Nursing M.S.N.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate Research, Undergraduate Physical Assessment Course

Degree Requirements — 53 Credits

Required Major Core Credits — 12 hours

NURS 507Policy, Leadership and Nursing Issues

3

NURS 601Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing

3

NURS 606Research and Evidence-based Practice in Nursing

3

NURS 608Advanced Health Care Concepts

3

NP Emphasis — 18 hours

NURS 612Advanced Pharmacology

4

NURS 613Advanced Health Assessment

4

NURS 614Advanced Pathophysiology

3

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

3

NURS 690Advanced Professional Role

2

NURS 697Scholarship of Advanced Nursing Practice

2

FNP Emphasis — 23 hours

NURS 654Acute Care of Adults

3

NURS 656Care of Chronic Illness in Adults

3

NURS 674Care of Women and Pediatric Populations

3

NURS 675FNP Clinical I

2

NURS 676FNP Advanced Clinical Topics

2

NURS 677FNP Clinical II

4

NURS 689FNP Clinical Synthesis

1-6

Note: NURS 689: Take 6 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).