Graduate Nursing Programs

MSN Program – Leadership and Education for Practice

Curriculum Requirements for Master of Science in Nursing – Leadership and Education for Practice

Program Credit Hours: 34

Course Number and Title

 

Credits

Year 1

Fall


NRSG 402 ¹ – Informatics
 

3
NRSG 403 ¹ – Theoretical Basis for Program Evaluation and Quality and Improvement
3
NRSG 420 ³ – Practicum I (120 hours)
1

Spring


NRSG 413 ¹ – Global Perspectives
 

3
NRSG 414 ¹ – Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy
3
NRSG 415 ¹ – Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership
3

Summer


NRSG 454 ³ – The Influential Nurse Leader
 

3
*NRSG 465 ³ – Facilitating Learning (60 practicum hours)
3
Year 1 Total Credit Hours:
 
21

Year 2

Fall


NRSG 435 ² – Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology
 

3
NRSG 436 ² – Advanced Pharmacology I
3
NRSG 465 ³ – Facilitating Learning (60 practicum hours)
3

Spring


NRSG 439 ² – Advanced Health Assessment
 

2
NRSG 421 ³ – Practicum II (120 hours)
1
*NRSG 467 ³ – Nurse Educator Role Transition (60 practicum) OR–
3
NRSG 466 ³ – Transition to Advanced Professional Practice (60 practicum)
3

Summer


NRSG 404 ¹ – Evaluation and Translation of the Evidence
 

3
NRSG 422 ³ – Practicum III
 
2
NRSG 464 ³ –  Curriculum Development, Assessment, and Evaluation for Nurse Educators
3
600 Clinical Practicum hours
meets requirements to sit for NLN Nurse Education Certificate
Year 2 Total Credit Hours:
 
21

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).

FAQ for MSN Leadership and Education for Practice

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Jennifer Peterson
Chair, Nursing Department Graduate Programs
CSB Main 457
320-363-5194

[email protected]