M.S.N. Degree Plan

The M.S.N. program  is designed as a part-time, 33-credit-hour program to be completed in six consecutive semesters.  Students  engage in collaborative peer sessions throughout the coursework of the program. These sessions allow students to directly engage with faculty and content experts in various settings.

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N) in Leadership Degree Plan
Semester Course Number Course Name Credit Hours

1*

GNUR 5324

Population Health 
Leadership Across the Continuum

3

GNUR 5426

Research and Theory for Nursing Practice

4

Semester Total

7

2*

GNUR 5322

Health Informatics for 
Nursing Leadership

3

GNUR 5325

Health Policy Essentials

3

Semester Total

6

3*

GNUR 5323

Nursing Leadership and Theory

3

GNUR 5386

Finance and Budgeting for Nurse Leaders

3

Semester Total

6

4

GNUR 5328

Organizational Leadership and Theory

3

GNUR 5387

Nursing Operations

3

Semester Total

6

5

 

GNUR 5215

Human Resources Operations for Nurse Leaders 

2

OR

GNUR 5314 (Elective)

Leadership in Nursing Education I: Best Practices in Teaching and Technology Integration

3

GNUR 5347

Administrative Role 
Development

3

Semester Total

5 or 6

6*

GNUR 6010

Application of Administrative Practice

3

Semester Total

3

Degree Total:

33 or 34

*Collaborative peer session experience associated with these semesters.

Optional Elective: Students may enroll in either GNUR 5215 (2 SCH) or GNUR 5314 (Elective) (3 SCH). Note: Students matriculating in the GNUR 5314 elective course will graduate with a total of 34 credit hours.