Master of Nursing Program

Sample Curriculum

Individual course titles and credit hours are subject to change, but the total curriculum credit hours will remain at 65.

Semester 1: Spring

Course Hours
Professional Foundations of Nursing Practice 1  3
Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Pharmacotherapy for Nursing Practice  2
Social and Structural Influences on Health and Wellness 1 2
Fundamentals of Clinical Practice 3
Health Assessment and Nursing Intervention Lab 1
Health Promotion for Adults and Older Adults  2
Clinical Reasoning and Judgment Seminar 1
Total 17

Semester 2: Summer

Course Hours
Professional Foundations of Nursing Practice 2  3
Human Experience of Health and Illness 1  5
Pharmacotherapy for Populations 1  2
Social and Structural Influences on Health and Wellness 2 2
Interprofessional Chronic Illness Management Practicum  1
Community Engagement Practicum  0.5
Mental Health Clinical Practicum  1
Child and Family Clinical Practicum 1
Clinical Reasoning and Judgment Seminar  1
Total 16.5

Semester 3: Fall

Course Hours
Professional Foundations of Nursing Practice 3 3
Human Experience of Health and Illness 2  5
Pharmacotherapy for Populations 2  2
Social and Structural Influences on Health and Wellness 3 2
Interprofessional Chronic Illness Management Practicum  1
Community Engagement Practicum  0.5
Childbearing Family Practicum 1
Adult and Older Adult Acute and Critical Illness Practicum 2
Clinical Reasoning and Judgment Seminar 1
Total 17.5

Semester 4: Spring

Course Hours
Capstone Clinical Practicum  5
Interprofessional Chronic Illness Management Practicum  0.5
Community Engagement Practicum  0.5
Advanced Generalist Role Integration  5
Transition to Nursing Practice  3
Total 14
Total Credit Hours 65