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M.S.N. Primary and Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Curricula  

Primary Care Curriculum: 42 Credits
Based on a Fall term start and a 3-year curriculum plan. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. 
Students complete a minimum of 540 hours and are eligible to sit for certification exams.

 

Year 1
Fall
  • NURS 6123 Theoretical Basis of Nursing
  • NURS 6411 Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology
Spring
  • NURS 6415 Clinical Pharmacology
  • NURS 7141 Nursing Research I
Summer
  • NURS 6223 Health Promotion
Year 2
Fall
  • NURS 7334 Graduate Nursing Practicum I: Younger Years
  • NURS 7370 Advanced Health Assessment/Clinical Decision Making
Spring
  • NURS 7344 Graduate Nursing Practicum II: Younger Years 
  • NURS 7242 Advanced Practice Nursing I: Younger Years
Summer
  • NURS 6124 Forces in Health Care
Year 3
Fall
  • NURS 7357 Graduate Nursing Practicum III: Younger Years 
  • NURS 7244 Advanced Practice Nursing II: Younger Years
Spring
  • NURS 7364 Graduate Nursing Practicum IV: Younger Years 
  • NURS 7470 Advanced Professional Role Enactment

 


Acute Care Curriculum: 44 Credits
Based on a Fall term start and a 3-year curriculum plan. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.
Students complete a minimum of 600 hours and eligible to sit for certification exams.
 
Year 1
Fall
  • NURS 6123 Theoretical Basis of Nursing Practice
  • NURS 6411 Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology
Spring
  • NURS 6415 Clinical Pharmacology
  • NURS 7141 Nursing Research I
Summer
  • NURS 6223 Health Promotion
Year 2
Fall
  • NURS 7334 Graduate Nursing Practicum I: Younger Years
  • NURS 7370 Advanced Health Assessment/ Clinical Decision Making
Spring
  • NURS 7344 Graduate Nursing Practicum II: Younger Care 
  • NURS 7345 Graduate Nursing Practicum IIA: Younger Years (1 credit)
  • NURS 7242 Advanced Practice Nursing I: Younger Years
Summer
  • NURS 6124 Forces in Health Care
Year 3
Fall
  • NURS 7357 Graduate Nursing Practicum III: Younger Years
  • NURS 7244 Advanced Practice Nursing II: Younger Years
Spring
  • NURS 7364 Graduate Practicum IV: Younger Years
  • NURS 7365 Graduate Nursing Practicum IVA: Younger Years (1 credit)
  • NURS 7470 Advanced Professional Role Enactment
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