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2011-2012
Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN)

The Master of Science in Nursing (BSN-MSN) degree is a two-year program (24 months). The curriculum has two major areas: 1) The Nurse as Educator, and 2) The Nurse as Leader, Manager, and Entrepreneur. Content integrated throughout the curriculum includes transcultural nursing, ethics, research, and application of knowledge and skills as an educator or nursing leader.

See admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing (BSN-MSN).

Courses 16 hours
Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN)
NURS 501 Professional Communication 1 hours
NURS 502 Health Care Statistics 3 hours
NURS 505 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care 3 hours
NURS 510 Transcultural Nursing 3 hours
NURS 515 Concepts and Theories in Nursing 3 hours
NURS 520 Critical Issues in Health Care 3 hours
The Nurse as Educator 21 hours
Nursing Specialty Courses
NURS 550 Principles of Teaching and Learning 3 hours
NURS 552 Curriculum Development 3 hours
NURS 553 Innovative Nursing Education Strategies 3 hours
NURS 556 Teaching Strategies and Evaluation 3 hours
NURS 557 Program Planning in Nursing 3 hours
NURS 558 Nursing Education: Implementation and Evaluation 3 hours
One graduate-level nursing elective 3 hours
The Nurse as Leader, Manager, and Entrepreneur  21 hours
NURS 540 Nursing Leadership and Management I 3 hours
NURS 541 Economic Policy in Health Care 3 hours
NURS 542 Finance and Accounting in Health Care System 3 hours
NURS 546 Nursing Leadership and Management II 3 hours
NURS 547 Practicum in Nursing Administration 3 hours
NURS 548 Case Management 3 hours
NURS 549 Nurse as Entrepreneur 3 hours
Major Project in Nursing Education or Nursing Administration 3 hours
NURS 599 Major Project in Nursing 3 hours