Courses for Master of Science in Nursing

The MSN curriculum for an advanced generalist consists of 41 credits completed over 7 semesters. Students must complete the following coursework with a grade of B (3.0) or better. MSN courses are offered primarily in the Cook DeVos Center for Health Sciences. State of the art facilities support the use of technology to enhance student learning. MSN courses are offered in a hybrid (web-enhanced) format.

Graduate Nursing Core: 12 Credits

  • NUR 605 - Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing I - 3 credits
  • NUR 607 - Health Care System, Policy and Politics - 3 credits
  • NUR 608 - Leadership Roles in Complex Systems - 3 credits
  • STA 610 - Applied Statistics for Health Professions - 3 credits

Clinical Nursing Core: 9 Credits

  • NUR 620 - Clinical Pharmacology - 3 credits
  • NUR 622 - Advanced Pathophysiology I - 3 credits
  • NUR 622 - Advanced Pathophysiology II - 3 credits

Advanced Generalist Core: 16 Credits

  • NUR 611 - Clinical Outcomes Management - 4 credits
  • NUR 612 - Quality Improvement and Performance Management in Nursing - 4 credits
  • NUR 615 - Advanced Generalist Clinical Practicum I - 4 credits
  • NUR 616 - Advanced Generalist Clinical Practicum II - 4 credits

Research Core: 4 Credits

  • NUR 613 - Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice I - 3 credits
  • NUR 614 - Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice II - 1 credit

 

Suggested Coursework

 

First Year
Fall Winter Spring/Summer

NUR 605 - Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing I (3 cr)

NUR 607 - Health Care System Policy & Politics (3 cr)

NUR 622 - Advanced Pathophysiology I (3 cr)

NUR 608 - Leadership Roles in Complex Systems (3 cr)

NUR 623 - Advanced Pathophysiology II (3 cr)

NUR 620 - Clinical Pharmacology (3 cr)

STA 610 - Applied Statistics for Health Professions (3 cr)

 

Second Year
Fall Winter Spring/Summer

NUR 611 - Concepts in Clinical Outcomes (4 cr)

NUR 613 - Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice I (3 cr)

NUR 612 - Quality Improvement & Performance Management in Nursing (4 cr)

NUR 614 - Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice II (1 cr)

NUR 615 - Advanced Generalist Clinical Practicum I (4 cr)

 

Third Year
Fall Winter Spring/Summer

NUR 616 - Advanced Generalist Clinical Practicum II (4 cr)

   

 

Total credits: 41

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