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Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN)

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Full-Time Study Sample Plan (Two Years)

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Degree Program Start: Fall, session 1; Spring, session 1; Summer, session 1

Semester Length: Fall/Spring/Summer — 16 weeks (All courses offered online in 8 or 16 week sessions)

Prerequisite Program Courses

Please refer to Curriculum for prerequisite courses.

Program Courses

The following full-time course sequence provides an overview of your course schedule for the next two years in the M.S.N. program.

Verify course availability on the graduate course schedules and register for your courses with the Office of the Registrar.

Year Semester Course Number Course Name (credits)
1 Fall NSG-5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice (3)
NSG-5010 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (3)
NSG-5040 Professional Role Development for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
Spring NSG-5020 Advanced Health/Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (3)
NSG-5030 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
NSG-5050 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice (3)
Summer NSG-5060 Spiritual Care in Advanced Nursing Practice (2)
NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health, Healing, and Illness (3)
NSG-6220 Epidemiology (3)
2 Fall NSG-5070 Policies and Strategies for Health Care Delivery (3)
NSG-6210 Global Health Vulnerable Populations (3)
NSG-6230 Population Based Health Care Management (3)
NSG-6380 MSN Capstone I (2)
Spring NSG-6240 Practicum I (2)
NSG-6390 MSN Capstone II (2) or
Summer NSG-6250 Practicum II (1)
* Registration for NSG-6380 and 6390 is based upon approval from the students capstone committee chair.