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Direct Entry MSN Curriculum

Our accelerated Direct Entry MSN program follows a rigorous blend of online and on-site curriculum. While an intense learning experience, you can expect to receive a quality education from instructors who care about your success. The full-time, five-semester program consists of 75 credit hours, which includes extensive lab work and 1,020 clinical practice hours at different healthcare facilities.

Curriculum Overview: 75 Credits

Semester One – 13 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

N6030 Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice  3
N6015 Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice  3
N6001 Health Assessment & Fundamentals I (Lab Component)  3
N6002 Health Assessment & Fundamentals II (Clinical Component)  4

Semester Two – 16 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

N5701 Nursing Concepts and Interventions, Adults/Older Adults I Theory 3
N6005 Concept and Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health Theory 3
N5900 Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children Theory 3
N5963 Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions Practicum (Clinical Component) 4
N6009 Organizational and Systems Leadership 3

Semester Three – 16 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

N5600 Community and Population Health Nursing 3
N6200 Nursing Concepts and Interventions, Adults/Older Adults II Theory 3
N6246 Nursing Care for Patient with Acute Conditions Practicum (Clinical Component) 4
N5803 Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health Theory 3
N6010 Research and Evidence as a Foundation 3

Semester Four – 15 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

N6007 Ethics Policy, and Health Care Advocacy 3
N6000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3
H6825 Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Health Care 3
N6244 Health Promotion across the Lifespan 3
N6964 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum I (Clinical Component) 3

Semester Five – 15 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

N6032 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
H6049 Outcomes Management 3
H6835 Informatics, Technology, and Professional Issues 3
N6974 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum II (Clinical Component)
(Kaplan Prep included in CNL II)
3
N6035 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (Lab Component) 3


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Completing Classes Online

Through Canvas, the online learning platform, you are able to complete your didactic education online, allowing you more flexibility and more interactivity than a traditional classroom.

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Skills Labs Enhance Your Education

Before your clinical experiences, you will practice your nursing skills in state-of-the-art skills labs, allowing you to gain experience in safe learning environment.

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