DE MSN Program Curriculum

Progression requirements

A GPA of 3.0 is required each fall, spring and summer semester for continuation in the program, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better must be maintained throughout the program.

 

Sample Course Plan

Semester One

 

NURS 6001   Health Assessment and Fundamentals I

3

NURS 6002   Health Assessment and Fundamentals II

4

NURS 6003  Essentials of Nursing

3

NURS 6015   Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice

3

NURS 6030   Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice

3

Total Semester Credits

16

Semester Two

 

NURS 6201   Nursing Concepts and Intervention, Adults/Older Adults I Theory

3

NURS 6500   Family-centered Nursing Care of Children Theory

3

NURS 6005  Concepts and Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health Theory

3

NURS 6009   Organizational and Systems Leadership

3

NURS 6970  Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions Clinical

4

Total Semester Credits

16

Semester Three

 

NURS 6100   Community and Population Health Nursing

3

NURS 6700   Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health Theory

3

NURS 6010   Research and Evidence as a Foundation for Nursing

3

NURS 6202   Nursing Concepts and Intervention, Adults/Older Adults II Theory

3

NURS 6971   Nursing Care for Patients with Acute Conditions Clinical

4

Total Semester Credits

16

Semester Four

 

NURS 6000  Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

3

HEAL 6825  Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Health Care

3

NURS 6007   Ethics, Policy and Health Care Advocacy

3

NURS 6244  Health Promotion Across the Lifespan

3

NURS 6973  Professional Nursing Practice Clinical  

3

Total Semester Credits

15

Semester Five:

 

NURS 6032   Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice

3

NURS 6035  Advanced Health Care Assessment Across the Lifespan

3

HEAL 6835  Informatics, Technology and Professional Issues

3

NURS 6976  Transition to Nursing Practice and Leadership Clinical

3

Total Semester Credits

12

TOTAL Credits for DE MSN

 

75