Online MSN Curriculum

Six degree programs. One definite path.

Our MSN curriculum is tailored to match your area of specialization, and each program is built to prepare you for advanced certification. Hone expertise in one unique area of nursing:

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Expand your knowledge and provide advanced acute care to patients ranging from young adults to the elderly.

Family Nurse Practitioner
Provide acute and chronic care to individuals and entire families throughout their lifespan — from childhood to adulthood.

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Develop the skills necessary to assess, diagnose and provide treatment options to patients with mental disorders.

Executive Nurse Leadership & Health Care Management
Develop the skills you need to effectively manage the business side of health care as a nurse executive.

Forensic Nursing
Become a respected leader and work collaboratively on a multidisciplinary forensic team as a coroner, expert witness or policymaker.

Nursing Educator
Apply your in-depth knowledge of clinical theory to the classroom and prepare the next generation of nurses with your innovative curriculum.

With our MSN, you can gain the skills to:

  • Understand the business side of nursing — leadership, management, policies and finance.
  • Deliver a higher level of healthcare services by specializing in one area of nursing.
  • Position yourself for competitive growth in a rapidly changing environment.

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 528Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 529Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 530Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNFN 512Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNAG 550Foundations of Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice3 Credits
GNAG 551Adult Gerontology Acute Care I5 Credits
GNAG 552Adult Gerontology Acute Care II5 Credits
GNAG 553Adult Gerontology Acute Care III5 Credits

Family Nurse Practitioner Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 528Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 529Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 530Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNFN 508Foundations of Family Care: Women3 Credits
GNFN 509Foundations of Family Care: Infants, Children & Adolescents4 Credits
GNFN 510Foundations of Family and Individual Care I6 Credits
GNFN 511Foundations of Family and Individual Care II 5 Credits
GNFN 512Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 528Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 529Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 530Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNFN 512Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNMH 535Psychopharmacology/Biologic Therapies for Neuropsychiatric Dysregulations4 Credits
GNMH 536Psych/Mental Health Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing2 Credits
GNMH 537Individual, Group, and Family Therapies Across the Lifespan2 Credits
GNMH 538Psych/MH Clinical I for Advance Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNMH 539Serious Mental Illness/Substance Use Disorders Across the Lifespan2 Credits
GNMH 540Psych/MH Clinical II for Advance Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNMH 541Psych/MH Clinical III for Advance Practice Nursing 4 Credits

Executive Nurse Leadership Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 928Social Justice and Vulnerable Populations3 Credits
GPNS 956Nursing Informatics and Data Management3 Credits
MGMT 601The Entrepreneurial Manager3 Credits
MGMT 609 Human Resource Management3 Credits
MGMT 619Budgeting and Finance for Managers3 Credits
MGMT 620Business Strategy3 Credits

Forensic Nursing Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 528Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 529Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 530Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNFO 517Forensic Science and the Legal System3 Credits
GNFO 518Criminal Law and the Courts3 Credits
GNFO 519 Advanced Forensic Nursing I: Theory and Practice3 Credits
GNFO 520Advanced Forensic Nursing II: Program Development, Leadership & Policy3 Credits
GNFO 521Forensic Clinical and Capstone3 Credits

Nursing Educator Coursework

GPNG 523Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice3 Credits
GPNG 524Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development3 Credits
GPNG 526Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy3 Credits
GPNG 527Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion3 Credits
GPNG 528Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 529Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GPNG 530Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing3 Credits
GNED 507Foundations in Education Theory for Professional Practice Disciplines3 Credits
GNED 522Innovative Curriculum Design and Evaluation3 Credits
GNED 531Advanced Clinical Nursing3 Credits
GNED 532Emerging Trends and Innovations in the Teaching of Nursing3 Credits
GNED 533Nursing Faculty Role Practicum3 Credits