Master's Entry to Practice, M.S.N.

Requirements for Earning the M.S.N. Degree Include the Following:

  1. completion of an approved program of study;
  2. completion of an applied research course, NURS 791;
  3. a GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses attempted for graduate credit and all courses numbered 700 and above;
  4. a GPA of a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses on the approved program of study;
  5. passing a comprehensive assessment during the last semester of the program. 

Course Requirements (68 hours)

Course Title Credits
NURS 701Introduction to Nursing Practice and Theory3
NURS 709Pathophysiological Concepts for Nursing Practice3
NURS 711Pharmacotherapies for Nursing Practice3
NURS 712Health Assessment for Nursing Practice +3
NURS 713Nursing Practice Fundamentals *, +5
NURS 716Maternal, Newborn, and Pediatric Nursing6
NURS 721Gerontological Nursing Care2
NURS 723Medical Surgical Nursing Practice I *, +5
NURS 726Medical Surgical Nursing Practice II *5
NURS 729Psychiatric Nursing Practice *, +4
NURS 730Population Health Nursing3
NURS 745Nursing Ethics, Policy & Advocacy3
NURS 746Informatics, Technology, and Emerging Issues3
NURS 747Leadership and Safety for Nursing Practice3
NURS 748Care Coordination and Outcomes Management *3
NURS 750Transition to Nursing Practice I *3
NURS 751Transition to Nursing Practice II5
NURS 789Statistical and Research Methods for Nursing Practice3
NURS 791Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research3
Total Credit Hours68

Indicates courses with field study hours


Indicates courses with lab hours