Nurse Practitioner:
Family, Adult/Gerontology

Master of Science in Nursing

Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Concentration

This program can be completed in 32 months. Students must complete all courses, consisting of 48 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. Students are required to complete a minimum of 600 clinical hours. Courses are not listed in the order of completion.

Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Course Requirements

Core Courses (12 credits)

MSN 6501 Available Online  Advancement of Nursing Science

MSN 6606 Available Online  Research in Nursing Practice

MSN 7741 Available Online  Politics and Policy in the Healthcare System

MSN 7750 Available Online  Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Related Courses (6 credits)

MSN 6603 Available Online Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology

MSN 7703 Advanced Pharmacology

Primary Care Courses (30 credits)

MSN 7702  Advanced Adult Health Assessment

MSN 7705 Primary Care II: Acute and Chronic Care of Adults

MSN 7707 Available Online  Primary Care III: Gender Health Issues

MSN 7708 Available Online Primary Care IV: Acute and Chronic Care of Geriatrics

MSN 7709 Available Online  Advanced Geriatric Assessment and Health Promotion

MSN 8111 Available Online Practicum I—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

MSN 8214 Available Online Practicum II—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

MSN 8224 Available Online Practicum III—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

MSN 8331 Available Online Practicum IV—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

MSN 8344 Available Online Practicum V—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

 

Possible Course Sequence

Year One

Fall

MSN 6501 Available Online  Advancement of Nursing Science

MSN 6603 Available Online Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology

Spring

MSN 7702  Advanced Adult Health Assessment

MSN 7709 Available Online  Geriatric Assessment

Summer

MSN 7703 Advanced Pharmacology

Any Core MSN course (MSN 6606 Available Online, 7750, 7741)

 

Year Two

Fall

MSN 7708 Available Online Primary Care IV: Acute and Chronic Care of Geriatrics

MSN 7705 Primary Care II: Acute and Chronic Care of Adults

MSN 8111 Available Online Practicum I—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

 

Spring

Any Core MSN Course (MSN 6606 Available Online, 7750, 7741)

MSN 7707 Available Online  Primary Care III: Gender Health Issues

MSN 8214 Available Online Practicum II— Adult/Gerontology Practicum

 

Summer

MSN 8224 Available Online Practicum III—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

Any Core MSN Course (MSN 6606 Available Online, 7750, 7741)

 

Year Three

Fall

Any remaining Core MSN if applicable

MSN 8331 Available Online Practicum IV—Adult/Gerontology Practicum

 

Spring

MSN 8344 Available Online Practicum V— Adult/Gerontology Practicum


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.