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Nursing

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (code NRSGMS01)

Nurse Practitioner Concentration

  • Specialty Areas: Family, Pediatric, Adult-Geriatric, Women's Health, and Psychiatric-Mental Health

Requirements

Core

  • 1. Completion of a minimum of 38-45 units in approved upper division and graduate courses;
  • 2. An overall GPA of 3.0 or better;
  • 3. Completion of an approved thesis, directed project or comprehensive examination.

 

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • NRSG 510 Advanced Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing (2)
    • NRSG 520 Advanced Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)
    • NRSG 540 Health Care Economics, Policy, and Management for Advanced Practice Nursing (2)
    • NRSG 550 Human Diversity and Psychosocial Issues in Health Care for Advanced Practice Nursing (2)
    • NRSG 560 Professional Foundations of Theoretical and Professional Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice (2)
    • NRSG 596 Research Methods in Nursing (3)

For all specialties outside of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner:

  • Take the following core courses:
    • NRSG 530 Advanced Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing (2)
    • NRSG 530L Advanced Physical Assessment Lab (1)

For the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty:

  • Take the following core courses:
    • NRSG 535 Advanced Pediatric Physical Assessment and Health Promotion (2)
    • NRSG 535L Advanced Pediatric Physical Assessment Lab (1)

Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I and II:

  • Take one of the following groups of courses:
    • NRSG 620 Family Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 621 Family Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 630 Adult/Geriatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 631 Adult/Geriatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 640 Psychiatric-Mental Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 641 Psychiatric-Mental Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)

Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I-III:

  • Take one of the following groups of courses:
    • NRSG 610 Women's Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 611 Women's Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 612 Women's Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing III (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 650 Pediatric Theories for Advanced Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 651 Pediatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 652 Pediatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing III (3)

Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing I-IV:

  • Take one of the following groups of courses:
    • NRSG 610A Women's Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 610B Women's Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 611A Women's Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 611B Women's Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 620A Family Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 620B Family Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 621A Family Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 621B Family Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 630A Adult/Geriatric Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 630B Adult/Geriatric Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 631A Adult/Geriatric Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 631B Adult/Geriatric Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • or
    • NRSG 640A Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 640B Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 641A Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 641B Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Studies for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)

Take one of the following courses:

  • NRSG 692 Nursing Directed Project (1-4)
  • NRSG 695 Professional Literature (3)
  • NRSG 698 Thesis (1-4)

Clinical Studies in Advanced Practice Nursing I-V:

  • Take the following courses:
    • NRSG 650A/B Pediatric Theories for Advanced Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 651A/B Pediatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 652A Pediatric Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing III (3)

Nursing Administration Concentration

  • 1. Completion of a minimum of 39 units in approved graduate courses;
  • 2. An overall GPA of 3.0 or better;
  • 3. Completion of an approved thesis or directed project.

Requirements

  • Core
    • NRSG 559 Nursing Administration (3)
    • NRSG 560 Professional Foundations of Theoretical and Professional Roles in Advanced Nursing Practice (2)
    • NRSG 596 Research Methods in Nursing (3)
    • HCA 510 Human Resources Management in Health Care (3)
    • HCA 524 Advanced Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Administration (3)
  • Theories in Nursing Administration:
    • NRSG 676 Administrative Theories for Nursing Practice I (3)
    • NRSG 677 Administrative Theories for Nursing Practice II (3)
    • NRSG 678 Administrative Theories for Nursing Practice III (3)
  • Clinical Studies in Nursing Administration:
    • NRSG 676L Administrative Theories - Nursing Practice I (3)
    • NRSG 677L Adv Administrative Nursing Clinical II (3)
    • NRSG 678L Adv Administrative Nursing Clinical III (3)
  • Completion of one of the following electives or other course with consent of Graduate Director:
    • HCA 502, 505, 515, 517, 530, 535
  • Completion of an approved thesis or directed project:
    • NRSG 692 or 695