MSN Curriculum Requirements

Master’s in Nursing Education
Program Credit Hours: 34

Course Number and Title

 

Credits

Year 1

Fall

NRSG XXX ¹ – Research methods
NRSG XXX ¹ – Theoretical Basis for Nursing Inquiry
 
3
3

Spring

NRSG XXX ¹ – Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy
NRSG XXX ¹ – Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership
 
3
3

Summer

NRSG XXX ¹ – Informatics
NRSG XXX ³ – Curriculum Design and Development
 
3
3
Year 1 Total Credit Hours:
 
18

Year 2

Fall

NRSG XXX ² – Physiology/Pathophysiology
NRSG XXX ² – Pharmacology
NRSG XXX ¹ – Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement
 
3
2
3

Spring

NRSG XXX ² – Health Assessment
NRSG XXX ³ – Facilitating Student and Staff Learning (120 practicum hours)
NRSG XXX ³ – Innovative Teaching Strategies and Role Transition (120 practicum hours)
 
2
3
3
Year 2 Total Credit Hours:
 
16

¹ MS/DNP Core

² MSN/Practice Specific

³ Track Specific (Some courses meet requirements for leadership and education track)

* Meets requirements to sit for NLN Nurse Education Certificate

18 credits applied towards DNP (at CSB/SJU).
To complete DNP in Leadership at CSB/SJU: 15 credits (5 classes, 580 additional practicum hours +DNP project).