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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.): Family Nurse Practitioner, Global Public Health Nursing, Nurse Educator
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Part-Time Study Sample Plan (Three Years)

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

Semester Length: Fall/Spring/Summer — 16 weeks (On campus courses: 16 weeks; Online courses: 8 or 16 weeks)

Prerequisite Program Courses

Please refer to Curriculum for prerequisite courses.

Program Courses

The following part-time course sequence provides an overview of your course schedule for the next three 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) Delivery
1 Fall NSG-5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice (3) Online
NSG-5040 Professional Role Development for Advanced Nursing Practice (3) Online
Spring NSG-5050 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice (3) Online
Summer NSG-5060 Spiritual Care in Advanced Nursing Practice (2) Online
2 Fall NSG-5010 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (3) Online
NSG-5070 Policies and Strategies for Health Care Delivery (3) Online
Spring NSG-5020 Advanced Health/Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (3) Hybrid
(On campus and online)
NSG-5030 Advanced Pharmacology (3) Online
Summer NSG-6010
Advanced Concepts in the Care of Older Adults (3) and
Advanced Practice in the Care of Older Adults (1)
On campus
3 Fall NSG-6040
Advanced Concepts in the Care of Children (3) and
Advanced Practice in the Care of Children (1)
On campus
NSG-6380 * MSN Capstone I (2) Independent Study
Spring NSG-6020
Advanced Concepts in the Care of Adults (3) and
Advanced Practice in the Care of Adults (1)
On campus
NSG-6390 * MSN Captstone II (2) Independent Study
Summer NSG-6030
Advanced Concepts in the Care of Women (3) and
Advanced Practice in the Care of Women (1)
On campus
* Registration for NSG-6380 and 6390 is based upon approval from the student's capstone committee chair
* The sequence for the FNP clinical course offerings is per faculty discretion depending on availability of clinical placement, faculty, and the number of FNP students.