Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)


Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - The Master of Science in Nursing prepares nurses to be able to teach in either nursing education programs or other originations that need an educator. It also prepares nurses with the ability to manage and educational program. The degree focuses of curriculum development, teaching strategies, evaluation, and adult learning. It also has a second focus that educated the student in the areas of business. The degree requires 36 graduate hours for completion.

Admission Requirements
(In addition to those listed for All Graduate Students)

Students must have graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a program that has been accredited either by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Transfer Credit - Up to 12 hours of approved gradate credit from an accredited college or university may satisfy degree requirements. To attempt transfer from other institutions, a student must submit an official transcript of the courses to be considered, and may also be required to submit a catalog description and course syllabus from the institution where
the course was taken. The dean of the school and the vice president of external campuses and gradate services.

Course Requirements - The Masters in Nursing requires completion of 36 hours of course work. A three hour practicum course is required with a preceptorship that has been approved by the faculty teaching the course.

NURS 5308 - Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
NURS 5309 - Teaching Strategies in Nursing
NURS 5310 - Evaluation of Learning in Nursing Education
NURS 5311 - Role Development in Nursing Leadership
NURS 5312 - Foundations of Adult Learning in Nursing Education
NURS 5314 - Applied Learning Theories in Nursing Education
NURS 5313 - Classroom Management in Nursing Education
NURS 5306 - Research Methods in Nursing Education
NURS 5307 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Education
NURS 5301 - Organizational Structure and Systems Leadership in Nursing
NURS 5315 - Practicum
BUAD 5302 - Foundations of Economics and Finance Theory and Practice