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Course Offerings

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Part Time Option

Course

Title

Credits

Year 1

FALL

NSG 504

NSG Writing & Presentation Skills

1

NSG 505

Biostatistics & Research

3

 

Credits

4

SPRING 

NSG 712

Research & Evidence Based Practice

3

NSG 748

Healthcare: Ethics, Law & Policy

4

 

Credits

7

SUMMER

NSG 714

Epidemiology

3

 

Credits

3

Year 2 

FALL

NSG 716

Health Care Business & Finance

4

NSG 801

Doctor of Nursing Practice Seminar

1

 

Credits

5

SPRING 

NSG 718

Organizational & Systems Leadership

4

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

1

 

Credits

5

SUMMER 

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

2

 

Credits

2

Year 3 

FALL

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

4

 

Credits

4

SPRING

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

2

 

Credits

2

 

Total Credits

32

 

Full Time Option

Course

Title

Credits

Year 1

FALL

NSG 504

NSG Writing & Presentation Skills

1

NSG 505

Biostatistics & Research

3

NSG 716

Health Care Business & Finance

4

NSG 801

Doctor of Nursing Practice Seminar

1

 

Credits

9

SPRING

NSG 712

Research & Evidence Based Practice

3

NSG 718

Organizational & Systems Leadership

4

NSG 748

Healthcare: Ethics, Law & Policy

4

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

1

 

Credits

12

SUMMER

NSG 714

Epidemiology

3

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

2

 

Credits

5

Year 2

FALL

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

4

 

Credits

4

SPRING

NSG 809L

MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

2

 

Credits

2

 

Total Credits

32

 

Graduation Requirements

The graduate degree will be granted to candidates who meet all the University catalog requirements plus the following:

  1. Graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  2. All courses must be passed with a B or better.
  3. Complete an approved DNP Project.

Course Descriptions

  •  

    NSG 504 – NSG Writing & Presentation Skills

    Prepare students for the rigors of academic writing at the graduate and professional levels.
  •  

    NSG 505 – Biostatistics & Research

    Analyze nursing and healthcare research using the most common inferential statistical methodologies to identify accurate data results and evidence gaps
  •  

    NSG 712 – Research & Evidence Based Practice

    Expand knowledge to determine the best evidence and quality improvement methods to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes in the advanced nursing practice role.
  •  

    NSG 714 – Epidemiology

    Examine theoretical and philosophic foundations for illness patterns, injury, and high-risk behaviors in individuals, aggregates, and populations using evidence-based nursing practice to influence health outcomes.
  •  

    NSG 716 – Health Care Business & Finance

    Introduces the dynamics of financial theory and strategic management for establishing an advanced nursing practice.
  •  

    NSG 718 – Organizational & Systems Leadership

    Integrates organizational and systems leadership knowledge and skills to influence communication, productivity, health outcomes and practice excellence.
  •  

    NSG 748 – Healthcare Ethics, Law & Policy

    Evaluate ethical, legal, and political concepts in healthcare delivery systems.
  •  

    NSG 801 – Doctor of Nursing Practice Seminar

    Formulate a framework for a Doctoral Inquiry project proposal
  •  

    NSG 809L – MS NSG DNP Project Practicum

    Develop, implement, analyze, defend, and disseminate findings for a scholarly DNP clinical immersion change project. Develop the DNP role in a multidisciplinary clinical emphasis area.
  •  

    NSG 810L – DNP Project Practicum

    Analyze, defend, and disseminate findings for a scholarly DNP clinical immersion change project. Develop the DNP role in a multidisciplinary clinical emphasis area.

Registration is Open

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Registration for fall courses is open for continuing students. Students can register for classes in self-service Banner or reference the following instructions and resources.

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