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 – 16 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

NURS 6001Health Assessment & Fundamentals I Lab 3
NURS 6002Health Assessment & Fundamentals II Clinical 4
NURS 6015Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice 3
NURS 6030Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
NURS 6931Essential for Nursing Practice 3

Semester Two – 16 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

NURS 6201Nursing Concepts and Interventions, Adults/Older Adults Theory I3
NURS 6500Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children Theory3
NURS 6970Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions Clinical4
NURS 6005Concept and Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health Theory3
NURS 6009Organizational Systems and Leadership3

Semester Three – 16 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

NURS 6100Community and Population Health Nursing3
NURS 6700Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health Theory3
NURS 6010Research and Evidence as a Foundation for Nursing3
NURS 6202Nursing Concepts and Interventions, Adults/Older Adults Theory II3
NURS 6971Nursing Care for Patient with Acute Conditions Clinical4

Semester Four – 15 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

NURS 6007Ethics Policy, and Health Care Advocacy3
NURS 6000Theoretical Foundations of Nursing3
HEAL 6825Quality and Patient Safety in Health Care3
NURS 6244Health Promotion Across the Lifespan3
NURS 6972Professional Nursing Practice Clinical3

Semester Five – 12 Credits

Course

Description

Credits

NURS 6032Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURS 6035Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan Lab3
HEAL 6835Informatics, Technology, and Professional Issues3
NURS 6974Transition to Nursing Practice and Leadership Clinical
(Kaplan Prep included)
3


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