Master of Nursing

Curriculum

Upon acceptance to the MN program, you will have to choose between the 7 quarter plan (2 years) or the 11 quarter plan (3 years). If you were admitted before Fall 2014, be advised that the curriculum has changed, and you will need to complete the degree requirements for your year of entry.

  1. 7-Q plan
  2. 11-Q plan
  3. 7-Q plan (prior Fall 2014)
  4. 11-Q plan (prior Fall 2013)

7 Quarter Plan - Sample Curriculum

This curriculum is for students who were admitted to the MN program on or after Fall 2014 and who are on the 7 quarter plan. If you were admitted before Fall 2014, you have a different curriculum to follow.

Quarter First Year Courses Credits
Fall Contemporary Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Health Care Systems Leadership for Advanced Nursing 3
Winter Disparity and Social Justice in Health Care 3
Translational Research I: Healthcare Practice 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio online introduction 2
Spring Translational Research II: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Evaluation Processes 3
Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Physical Assessment
OR
Management in Healthcare Organizations
3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio independent study 1
Summer Elective 3
Elective 3
  Sub-total (first academic year credits) 27
Quarter Second Year Courses Credits
Fall Ethics and Aesthetics 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio Independent study 2
Winter Policy and Civic Engagement for Health & Health Equity 3
Elective 1
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio Independent study 1
Spring Elective 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio Independent study 2
  Sub-total (second academic year credits) 17
  Total credits needed to graduate 44

This curriculum is tentative, intended for illustrative purposes only, and is subject to change. Consult your advisor for your course plan and timing of electives.

11 Quarter Plan - Sample Curriculum

This curriculum is for students who were admitted to the MN program on or after Fall 2014 and who are on the 11 quarter plan. If you were admitted before Fall 2014, you have a different curriculum to follow.

Quarter First Year Courses Credits
Fall Contemporary Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Winter Disparity and Social Justice in Health Care 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio online introduction 2
Spring Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Physical Assessment
OR
Management in Healthcare Organizations
3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio independent study 1
Summer Elective 3
  Sub-total (first academic year credits) 15
Quarter Second Year Courses Credits
Fall Health Care Systems Leadership for Advanced Nursing 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio independent study 1
Winter Translational Research I: Healthcare Practice 3
Spring Translational Research II: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Evaluation Processes 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio independent study 1
Summer Elective 3
  Sub-total (second academic year credits) 14
Quarter Second Year Courses Credits
Fall Ethics and Aesthetics 3
Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio independent study 1
Winter Policy and Civic Engagement for Health & Health Equity 3
Elective 3
Spring Pathway Planning, Practicum & Portfolio Independent study 2
Elective 1
  Sub-total (third academic year credits) 15
  Total credits needed to graduate 44

This curriculum is intended for illustrative purposes only, and is subject to change. Consult your advisor for your course plan and timing of electives.

7 Quarter Plan - Sample Curriculum

This curriculum is for students who were admitted to the MN program before Fall 2014 and who are on the 7 quarter plan. If you were admitted on or after Fall 2014, you have a different curriculum to follow.

Quarter First Year Courses Credits
Fall Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
Leadership in Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Winter Disparity and Social Justice in Health Care 3
Scholarly Inquiry I 3
Spring Scholarly Inquiry II 3
Program Planning and Evaluation 3
Summer Elective 3
Elective 3
  Sub-total (first academic year credits) 24
Quarter Second Year Courses Credits
Fall Ethics and Aesthetics 3
Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing 1
Scholarly Project 2
Winter Advanced Nursing Roles 2
Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing* 2
Scholarly Project* 2
Spring Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing* 3
Scholarly Project* 2
  Sub-total (second academic year credits) 17
  Total credits needed to graduate 41-42

*Specific credits required determined by traditional project or alternative pathway degree plan and number of elective coursework

11 Quarter Plan - Sample Curriculum

This curriculum is for students who were admitted to the MN program before Fall 2013 and who are on the 11 quarter plan. If you were admitted on or after Fall 2013, you have a different curriculum to follow.

Quarter First Year Courses Credits
Fall Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
Winter Disparity and Social Justice in Health Care 3
Spring Program Planning and Evaluation 3
Summer Elective 3
  Sub-total (first academic year credits) 12
Quarter Second Year Courses Credits
Fall Leadership in Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing 1
Winter Scholarly Inquiry I 3
Spring Scholarly Inquiry II 3
Summer Elective 3
  Sub-total (second academic year credits) 13
Quarter Third Year Courses Credits
Fall Ethics and Aesthetics 3
Scholarly Project 2
Winter Advanced Nursing Roles 2
Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing* 2
Scholarly Project* 2
Spring Advanced Fieldwork in Nursing* 3
Scholarly Project* 2
  Sub-total (third academic year credits) 17
  Total credits needed to graduate 41-42

*Specific credits required determined by traditional project or alternative pathway degree plan and number of elective coursework

This curriculum is tentative, intended for illustrative purposes only, and is subject to change. Consult your advisor for your course plan and timing of electives.