Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration Curriculum

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Core Courses 15 hours

  • NSC 840: Theoretical Foundation for EBP
  • NSC 842: Advanced Nursing Practice Issues
  • NSC 890: Synthesizing Evidence for ANP
  • NSC 892: Evidence-based Project for ANP
  • MPH 855: Principles of Epidemiology 

Supporting Courses 9 hours

  • NSC 854 Management of Health Care
  • NSC 856 Nursing Resource Management
  • NSC 858 Nursing System Quality Management

Practicum Courses 15 hours

  • NSC 837:The 3 P’s for Healthcare Management
  • NSC 850: Assessment and Collaboration
  • NSC 852: Program and Policy Development

Clinical Courses 2 hours

  • NSC 802: Population-Focused Practice
  • NSC 860: Nursing Administration Practicum
  • NSC 862: Nursing Administration Internship

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 41 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university graduate catalog.

 

Nursing Administration Option Sample Plans of Study

Fall A Start 

  Fall A

Fall B

Spring A

Spring B

Summer

Year 1

NSC 840

NSC 854

NSC 842

NSC 890

NSC 892

Year 2

NSC 850

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)  

MPH 855

NSC 852

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)
 

NSC 856

 

NSC 858

 

Year 3

NSC 860 (16 weeks)

 

NSC 837

NSC 862 (16 weeks)

 

 

 

Unless otherwise noted, each course is 8 weeks in length.

Spring A Start 

  Fall A

Fall B

Spring A

Spring B

Summer

Year 1

 

 

NSC 840

NSC 890

MPH 855
NSC 892

Year 2

NSC 850

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)
 

NSC 854

 

NSC 852

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)

NSC 856

NSC 858

 

Year 3

NSC 860 (16 weeks)

NSC 837

NSC 842

NSC 862 (16 weeks)
 

 

(NSC 892*)

Unless otherwise noted, each course is 8 weeks in length.

*If not taken in Summer Year 1

Summer Start 

  Fall A

Fall B

Spring A

Spring B

Summer

Year 1

 

 

 

 

MPH 855

Year 2

NSC 840

NSC 854

NSC 842

NSC 890

NSC 892

Year 3

NSC 850

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)

 

NSC 852

NSC 802 (1 hour over 16 weeks)

NSC 856

NSC 858

  

Year 4

NSC 860 (16 weeks)

 

NSC 837

NSC 862 (16 weeks)

 

 

Unless otherwise noted, each course is 8 weeks in length.