Master of Nursing

Curriculum

Upon acceptance to the MN program, you will have to choose between the 7 quarter plan (21 months) or the 11 quarter plan (33 months).  It is possible to alter your original plan once in the program, but on a space-available basis. 

  1. 7-Q plan
  2. 11-Q plan

7 Quarter Plan - Sample Curriculum

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 3
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

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 3
  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.