Nurse Practitioner:
Family, Adult/Gerontology

Master of Science in Nursing

Family 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. To progress in the first year, students must obtain a "B" or better in all the science and assessment courses. 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.

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 Available Online Advanced Pharmacology

Primary Care Courses (30 credits)

MSN 7701 Child Development and Assessment

MSN 7702 Available Online  Advanced Adult Health Assessment

MSN 7704 Available Online Primary Care I: Acute and Chronic Care of Children

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

MSN 7707 Available Online  Primary Care III: Gender Health Issues

MSN 8110 Available Online Practicum I—Family Practicum

MSN 8213 Available Online Practicum II—Family Practicum

MSN 8223 Available Online Practicum III—Family Practicum

MSN 8330 Available Online Practicum IV—Family Practicum

MSN 8343 Available Online Practicum V—Family Practicum

 

Possible Course Sequence

 

Year One

Fall

MSN 6501 Available Online  Advancement of Nursing Science (Fall I)

MSN 6603 Available Online Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology

Spring

MSN 7701 Child Development and Assessment (Spring II)

MSN 7702 Available Online  Advanced Adult Health Assessment (Spring I)

Summer

MSN 7703 Available Online Advanced Pharmacology

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

Year Two

Fall

MSN 7704 Available Online Primary Care I: Acute and Chronic Care of Children (Fall I)

MSN 7705 Available Online Primary Care II: Acute and Chronic Care of Adults (Fall II)

MSN 8110 Available Online Practicum I—Family Practicum

Spring

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

MSN 7707 Available Online  Primary Care III: Gender Health Issues (Spring I)

MSN 8213 Available Online Practicum II—Family Practicum

 

Summer

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

MSN 8223 Available Online Practicum III—Family Practicum

Year Three

Fall

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

MSN 8330 Available Online Practicum IV—Family Practicum

 

Spring

MSN 8343 Available Online Practicum V—Family Practicum

 

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