Graduate courses are categorized according to core, advanced practice core, and tracks. The course listing is below by course number, name, and number of credit hours in parentheses. Specific course descriptions begin on page 89.

Master of Science in Nursing Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 6200. Clinical Prevention and Population Health 3
NU 6300. Informatics and Data Management 2
NU 6400. Leadership and Quality in Healthcare Systems 3
NU 6500. Promoting Health Through Policy and Finance 3
NU 6600. Translating Evidence into Practice 3
NU 6990. Independent Study 1 - 3

Advanced Practice Nursing Core Courses for the Nurse Educator

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7014. Advanced Health Assessment for the Nurse Educator 2
NU 7024. Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the Nurse Educator 4

Advanced Practice Nursing Core Courses for the Nurse Practitioner

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7040. Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NU 7060. Advanced Health Assessment 3
NU 7063. Advanced Health Assessment Lab for the Nurse Practitioner 1
NU 7080. Advanced Pharmacology 3

Executive Practice & Healthcare Leadership: Specialty Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7200. Executive Nurse Seminar I 2
NU 7210. Executive Nurse Practicum I 3
NU 7220. Executive Nurse Seminar II 2
NU 7230. Executive Practicum II 3
NU 7600. Healthcare Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
NU 7610. Human Resource Management 3
NU 7620. Health Systems 3
NU 7640. Executive Influence: Communication and Relationship Management 3
NU 7650. Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations 3

Executive Nurse Certificate: Practicum Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7215. Executive Nurse Practicum I 1
NU 7225. Executive Nurse Practicum II 1

Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7020. Family and Community Concepts 3
NU 7100. Primary Care I 4
NU 7110. Primary Care I Practicum 3
NU 7141. Primary Care II Pediatrics 2
NU 7142. Primary Care II Women’s Health 2
NU 7151. Primary Care II Practicum for the FNP 3
NU 7451. Independent Primary Care Practicum for the FNP 5

Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Courses (EFFECTIVE FOR THE CLASS OF 2022)

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7105. Primary Care I 3
NU 7110. Primary Care I Practicum 3
Choice of one elective:
• NU 7111. Community and Global Health 1, or
• NU 7112. Older Adult/Frail Elderly Health 1, or
• NU 7113. Specialty Care Settings for Nurse Practitioner 1
 
NU 7135. Advanced Clinical Practicum 1
NU 7141. Primary Care II Children’s Health 2
NU 7145. Primary Care II 2
NU 7151. Primary Care II Practicum 3
NU 7160. Primary Care III 2
NU 7455. Synthesis Practicum 4

Nurse Educator: Specialty Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7304. Theoretical Basis of Teaching and Learning 2
NU 7314. Organization and Regulatory Dynamics in Nursing Education 1
NU 7324. Program and Curriculum Development 2
NU 7334. Teaching from an Evidence-Based Perspective 2
NU 7344. Learning in Online and Simulated Environments 2
NU 7354. Evaluation of Outcomes 2
NU 7364. Nursing Focused Practicum 1
NU 7374. Education Focused Practicum I 1
NU 7375. Education Focused Practicum II 1

Nurse Educator Certificate: Specialty Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
NU 7304. Theoretical Basis of Teaching and Learning 2
NU 7314. Organization and Regulatory Dynamics in Nursing Education 1
NU 7324. Program and Curriculum Development 2
NU 7334. Teaching from an Evidence-Based Perspective 2
NU 7344. Learning in Online and Simulated Environments 2
NU 7354. Evaluation of Outcomes 2
NU 7374. Education Focused Practicum I 1 or
NU 7375. Education Focused Practicum II 1