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Master of Science in Nursing - 3 Year Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum Plan

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This plan of study is for students meeting the 2018-19 and after catalog requirements

Options: option a (thesis), option b (project) or option c (coursework only)

Year 1

CourseOption A creditsOption B creditsOption C creditsClinical hoursSemester offeredLocationFinancial Aid Eligible*
NURS 615: Foundations Advanced Nursing333N/AFallOnlineNo
NURS 760: Advanced Concepts in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention333N/AFallOnlineYes

NURS 626: Research in Nursing & Health Care

*Pre-req: Completed statistics course: If graduate level course ('B' or higher); if undergraduate level course ('C' or higher)

333N/ASpringOnlineYes
NURS 623: Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan: Applied to Advance Practice Nursing444N/ASpringOnlineYes
NURS 670: Health Policy, Legislation, Economics & Ethics333N/ASummerOnlineYes
PHA 645: Pharmacotherapeutics Across the Lifespan: Application to Advance Practice444N/ASummerOnlineYes

*Financial aid eligibility (minimum of 5 credits per semester)

Year 2

CourseOption A CreditsOption B CreditsOption C CreditsClinical hoursSemester offeredLocationFinancial Aid Eligible*

NURS 631/NURS 631L: Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan & lab

*requires on-campus time

444

45

(lab)

FallOn-campus dates requiredYes
NURS 675: Cultural Competence in Healthcare333N/ASpringOnlineYes

NURS 765: FNP Practicum I*

Didactic class is held 1 day/week - specific dates may vary, i.e. weekday/weekend.

Clinical site/dates will vary dependent upon preceptor locations & schedules

7

(3,4)

7

(3,4)

7

(3,4)

240SpringOn-campus dates requiredYes

NURS 777: FNP III: Internship 1*

Clinical sites/dates will vary dependent upon preceptor locations & schedules.

4

(0,4)

4

(0,4)

4

(0,4)

240SummerVariableNo

*Financial aid eligibility (minimum of 5 credits per semester)

Year 3

CourseOption A CreditsOption B CreditsOption C CreditsClinical hoursSemester offeredLocationFinancial Aid Eligible*

NURS 771: FNP Practicum II*

Didactic class is held 1-2 days/week - specific dates may vary, i.e. weekday/weekend.

Clinical sites/dates will vary dependent upon preceptor locations & schedules.

7

(3,4)

7

(3,4)

7

(3,4)

240FallOn-campus dates requiredYes

NURS 776: FNP Practicum III: Small Group Instruction*

Didactic class is held 1-2 days/week - specific dates may vary, i.e. weekday/weekend

333N/ASpringOn-campus dates requiredYes

NURS 777: FNP III: Internship 2*

Clinical sites/dates will vary dependent upon preceptor locations & schedules

5

(0,5)

5

(0,5)

5

(0,5)

300SpringVariableYes

NURS 788: Problems in Nursing Research (Project)

OR

Nurs 798: Thesis

5200Fall Spring Summer (variable) Yes

*Financial aid eligibility (minimum of 5 credits per semester) 

TotalsOption AOption BOption CClinical Hours
 5855531020

 

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