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 Department of Nursing

Graduate Nursing Programs of Study

 

View the Graduate Nursing Programs of Study (pdf)

NURSE EDUCATOR TRACK

              
 

 Full-Time Progression Plan

 

(Sample 2 Year Program)

 

 Fall Semester (1)


 

NURS 502–Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations in Advanced Practice Nursing (4)

NURS 620–The Nurse Educator Role (3)

NURS 610–Advanced Pathophysiology (3)

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 10

 

Spring Semester (2)   


 

NURS 509–Nursing Research (4)

NURS 622–Curriculum Design in Nursing Education (3)

NURS 626–Instructional Strategies and Evaluation (3)

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 10

 

Fall Semester (3)


 

NURS 621–Specialty in Advanced Practice Nursing (3)

NURS 624–Technology in Nursing Education (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 6

Practicum = 60 hours

 

Spring Semester (4)


 

NURS 628–Teaching Practicum (3)

NURS 730–Seminar in Critical Issues for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)

NURS 799–Comprehensive Exam

Elective Course (3)

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 9

Practicum = 120 hrs 

 

 

NURSE EDUCATOR TRACK

              
 

Part-Time Progression Plan

 

(Sample 3 Year Program)

 

 Fall Semester (1)


 

NURS 502—Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing (4)

NURS 620—Nurse Educator Role (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

 

Spring Semester (2)   


 

NURS 509—Nursing Research (4)

NURS 622—Curriculum Design in Nursing Education (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

 

Fall Semester (3)


 

NURS 610—Advanced Pathophysiology(3)

NURS 624—Technology in Nursing Education (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 6

 

Spring Semester (4)


 

NURS 626—Instructional Strategies & Evaluation (3)

Elective Course (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 6

 

Fall Semester (5)


 

NURS 621—Specialty in Advanced Practice Nursing (3)

NURS 799—Comprehensive Exam (0)

 

Total Credit Hours = 3

Practicum = 60 hrs 

 

Spring Semester (6)


 

NURS 628—Teaching Practicum (3)

NURS 730—Seminar in Critical Issues for Advanced Practice Nursing (3) 

   

Total Credit Hours = 6

Practicum = 120 hrs 

 

 

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER TRACK

              
 

 Full-Time Progression Plan

 

(Sample 2 Year Plan)

 

 Fall Semester (1)


 

NURS 502–Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations in Advanced Practice Nursing (4)

NURS 607–Advanced Health Assessment (4)

NURS 610–Advanced Pathophysiology (3)

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 11

 

Spring Semester (2)   


 

NURS 509–Nursing Research (4)

NURS 608–Pharmacotherapeutics (3)

NURS 712–Primary Care I–Adult Clients (3)

NURS 713–Primary Care I–Adult Clients Practicum (2)

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 12

Practicum = 120

 

Summer Semester (3)


 

NURS 604–Epidemiology (3)

NURS 716–Primary Care III–Older Adult Clients (2)

NURS 717–Primary Care III–Older Adult Clients Practicum (2)

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

Practicum = 120 hours

 

Fall Semester (4)


 

NURS 714–Primary Care II–Women’s Health / Obstetrics / Pediatric Clients (5)

NURS 715–Primary Care II–Women’s Health / Obstetrics / Pediatric Clients Practicum (3)

INSS 658–Health Informatics (3)

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 11

Practicum = 180 hrs 

 

Spring Semester (5)


 
 

NURS 718–Primary Care IV–Family Nurse Practitioner Role & Seminar (2)

NURS 719–Primary Care IV–Family Nurse Practitioner Role & Seminar Practicum (3)

NURS 730–Seminar in Critical Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing (3)

NURS 799–Graduate Nursing Comprehensive Exam (0)

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 8

Practicum = 180 hrs 

 
       

Total Program Hours = 49

Total Practicum = 600 hrs 

 

 

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER TRACK

              
 

Part-Time Progression Plan

 

(Sample 3 Year Plan)

 

 Fall Semester (1)


 

NURS 502—Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing (4)

NURS 610—Advanced Pathophysiology (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

 

Spring Semester (2)   


 

NURS 509—Nursing Research (4)

NURS 608—Pharmacotherapeutics (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

 

Summer Semester (3)


 

NURS 604—Epidemiology (3)

 

 Total Credit Hours = 3

 

Fall Semester (4)


 

NURS 607—Advanced Health Assessment (4)

INSS 658—Health Informatics (3)

 

 

Total Credit Hours = 7

 

Spring Semester (5)


 

NURS 712/713—Primary Care I—Adult Clients(5)

 

Total Credit Hours = 5

Clinical= 120 hrs 

 

Summer Semester (6)


  NURS 716/717—Primary Care III-Older Adult Clients (4)    Total Credit Hours = 4

Clinical = 120 hrs 

 

  Fall Semester (7)   


 

NURS 714/715—Primary Care II-OB/WH/Pediatric Clients (8)

NURS 799—Comprehensive Exam (0) 

 
 

 

Total Credit Hours = 8

Clinical = 180 hrs 

 
 

Spring Semester (8)


 

NURS 718/719—Primary Care IV—FNP Role/Seminar (5)

NURS 730—Seminar in Critical Issues for Advanced Practice Nursing (3) 

 
   

Total Credit Hours = 8

Clinical = 180 hrs