Master of Science in Nursing Program Courses

Program Length
The Master of Science in Nursing degree program contains 42 semester units and includes 570 clinical hours. The program is delivered over a period of 96 weeks.

Course Number Course Title Semester Credits

NUR 511

Theoretical Perspectives of Nursing Practice

3

NUR 512

Scholarly Inquiry I

3

NUR 521

Ethics, Leadership, Policy & Finance in the Healthcare System

3

NUR 522

Scholarly Inquiry II

3

NUR 523

Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning

3

NUR 524

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NUR 526

Advanced Pharmacology and Clinical Decision Making

3

NUR 531

Healthcare Quality and Safety

3

NUR 532

Strategy and Analysis of Organizational Process

3

 

Specialty Courses 15 credit hours and 540 Practicum Hours

 

NUR 552

Advanced Health Care and Health Promotion of Women and Children

3

NUR 553

Advanced Health Care and Health Promotion of Adults and Elderly

3

NUR 554

Principles of Advanced Practice Nursing

1

NUR 555

Advanced Health Care and Health Promotion of Vulnerable Populations

3

NUR 556

Families in Rural and Urban Communities

1

NUR 559

Integrated Primary Care Practicum

4

 

MSN Core Courses Total Units

42

67% of

Nursing Masters Degree Graduates Are Offered Jobs

Nurses holding masters degrees are in higher demand compared to the 59% of BSN students who were offered jobs at the time of graduation.

31%

Job Growth
Through 2024

All occupations are projected to grow 7% by 2024, leaving APRN's at exponentially higher than the average growth rates.

$104,740

Average Salary For
APRN's

As a nurse with a Master's degree your salary depends on the occupation you choose. Nurse anesthetists earn the most with an average salary of $157,140 and the lowest is nurse midwives at $92,510.

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