The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program provides innovative educational opportunities for working nursing professionals who wish to advance their career as a nurse educator or leader. You can apply for admission to either the MSN Educator or MSN Leader concentration. You will complete MSN courses to develop foundational knowledge in theoretical and philosophical perspectives in nursing, research, ethics, evidence-based practice and contemporary health issues which characterizes graduate preparation in nursing, positioning you to achieve the MSN end-of-program student learning outcomes. Upon completion of the foundation coursework, you will move into courses for your selected concentration. Graduates will be able to practice in a variety of educational and leadership positions.
The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares nurses for leadership roles in education and health care and graduates may elect to work in academic, community or service settings.
MSN Educator Concentration (14 Credits)
Curriculum Development and Program Evaluation
Evaluation in Nursing Education
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Technology and Nursing Education Practicum
Nurse as Educator
MSN Leadership Concentration (15 Credits)
Principles of Project Management
Project Management in Nursing Leadership Practicum I
Introduction to Organizational Systems Leadership
Healthcare Systems Leadership
Financial and Human Resources in Healthcare
Leadership in Nursing Practicum II