Nursing Leadership
Executive, Educator, or Legal Nurse Consultant

Master of Science in Nursing

Program Requirements

Courses are not listed in the order of completion. Students are advised to begin their course of study with courses that are offered beginning in the fall and spring Block l sessions. M.S.N. 6500 and MSN 6501 Available Online are recommended to be taken early in the course of study; MSN 6606 Available Online is the pre-requisite for MSN 6607 Available Online. Capstones are to be taken after all other courses as the completion to the program.

Core MSN Courses (12-15 credits)

Executive Concentration Requirements (24 credits)

MSN 6500 Available Online  Leadership Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice

MSN 6607 Available Online Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Nursing

Choose either
MSN 6641 Available Online  Philosophical Perspectives of Nursing Leadership
or
MSN 6645 Available Online  Bioethics in Nursing Practice Students

 

Students select three from the following five courses:
HCA 7730 Available Online Health Insurance and Reimbursement
HCA 7740 Available Online Legal Aspects in Health Care
MGT 6501 Available Online  Organizational Theory and Design
MGT 6503 Available Online  Leadership Development and Change Management
MHR 7830 Available Online  Finance and Accounting for Managers


Capstone Courses

MSN 8400 Available Online Capstone

MSN 8500 Available Online Capstone

Educator Concentration Requirements (24 credits)

MSN 6500 Available Online  Leadership Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice

MSN 6607 Available Online Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Nursing

MSN 7753 Available Online  Curriculum Development

MSN 7752 Available Online Clinical Teaching and Evaluation

MED 7710 Available Online  Technology and the School Environment

Choose either
MSN 6641 Available Online  Philosophical Perspectives of Nursing Leadership
Or
MSN 6645 Available Online  Bioethics in Nursing Practice


Capstone Courses

MSN 8400 Available Online Capstone

MSN 8500 Available Online Capstone

Legal Nurse Consultant Concentration (24 credits)


The six-credit capstone is earned by completing a field practicum, a small project or research study and by submitting an integrated portfolio of work or final paper. The student works with an individual faculty in a collaborative effort throughout the process.

This program may be completed in 24 to 27 months. However, students do have up to five years to complete the program. Students must complete all courses, consisting of 36 credits, while maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Up to six transfer credits may be accepted if the course content corresponds to required courses.

Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.