Structure of the Graduate Nursing Program

Core Graduate Nursing Courses

12 credits

NSG 512

Concepts and Theories in Nursing

3

NSG 517

Research Analysis and Utilization

3

NSG 555

Legal, Ethical, and Public Policy Issues in Health Care

3

NSG 599

Graduate Synthesis

3

Core Advanced Practice Nursing

9 credits

NSG 514

Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing

3

NSG 551

Advanced Pharmacology

3

NSG 552

Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice

3

Nursing Clinical Specialization Courses Adult Health

13 credits

NSG 557

Care of Adults with Health Promotion Needs and Episodic Health Problems

2

NSG 562

Care of Adults with Chronic Health Needs and Problems

2

NSG 576

Advanced Nursing Management of Adults with Health Promotion Needs and Episodic Health Problems

3

NSG 577

Advanced Nursing Management of Adults with Chronic Health Needs and Problems

3

NSG 591

Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Synthesis

3

Family Nurse Practitioner

24 credits

NSG 554

Diagnostic Reasoning and Therapeutic Interventions for Primary Care Nursing

3

NSG 556

Primary Care Management of Children with Health Promotion Needs and Health Problems

2

NSG 557

Care of Adults with Health Promotion Needs and Episodic Health Problems

2

NSG 558

Primary Care Management of Adults with Health Promotion Needs and Episodic Health Problems

2

NSG 559

Health Care of Women

3

NSG 561

Primary Care Management of Women's Health Problems and Health Promotion Needs

2

NSG 562

Care of Adults with Chronic Health Needs and Problems

2

NSG 563

Primary Care Management of Adults with Chronic Health Needs and Problems

2

NSG 565

Health Care of Children

3

NSG 567

Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Synthesis

3

Functional Specialization

12 credits

All students who have not selected the family nurse practitioner clinical specialization option are required to complete nine credits in a functional specialization. The functional specialization that is offered is nursing education.

Nursing Education

NSG 504

Curriculum Design

3

NSG 505

NSG 570

Teaching-Learning Strategies

Faculty Role Development

3

3

NSG 535

Nursing Education Practicum

3

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