Master of Science in Nursing

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Program Overview

Nurses are the often the unsung heroes of the medical community. Help shape the nurses of the future as an MSN nurse with the skills you learn at FNU. Upon graduation you’ll serve as a leader and mentor as you continue to help ensure positive patient outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

Build upon your existing evidence-based knowledge and skills as a nurse. A total of 36 credit hours is required to complete the Master of Science in Nursing program in one of three concentration areas: nurse educator, nurse leadership and management, or family nurse practitioner.

Course Overview

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3NGR 5101Nursing Theory
3NGR 6812Nursing Research & Evidence Based
3NGR 5891Health Care Policy
3NGR 6636Health Promotion and Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice
3NGR 5674Population Health, Epidemiology, & Statistical Principles
3NGR 6871Health Care Informatics

Nurse Educator (18 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3NGR 6101Nursing Curriculum Development
3NGR 6710Teaching and Learning Strategies (clinical / classroom)
3NGR 6712Introduction to Educational Concepts
3NGR 6715Instructional Technology
3NGR 6718Assessment and Evaluation Strategies
3NGR 6940Nurse Educator Practicum (Capstone Project)

Leadership & Management (18 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3NGR 6110Nursing Leadership and Management
3NGR 6120Nursing Decision-Making in Complex Health Systems
3NGR 6720Organizational Dynamics
3NGR 6722Financial Management and Resource Development
3NGR 5700Decision Making
3NGR 6942Nurse Leadership and Management Practicum (Capstone Project)

Nurse Practitioner (27 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3NGR 5035Advanced Health Assessment
3NGR 5141Advanced Pathophysiology
3NGR 6172Advanced Pharmacology
3NGR 6610Advanced Primary Care of Family I
3NGR 6610 LAdvanced Primary Care of Family Practicum I
3NGR 6616Advanced Primary Care of Family II
3NGR 6616 LAdvanced Primary Care of Family Practicum II
3NGR 6638Integration Advanced Primary Care of Family
3NGR 6619 LAdvanced Family Practicum III