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 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 528 Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 529 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 530 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNFN 512 Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNAG 550 Foundations of Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice 3 Credits
GNAG 551 Adult Gerontology Acute Care I 5 Credits
GNAG 552 Adult Gerontology Acute Care II 5 Credits
GNAG 553 Adult Gerontology Acute Care III 5 Credits

Family Nurse Practitioner Coursework

GPNG 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 528 Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 529 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 530 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNFN 508 Foundations of Family Care: Women 3 Credits
GNFN 509 Foundations of Family Care: Infants, Children & Adolescents 4 Credits
GNFN 510 Foundations of Family and Individual Care I 6 Credits
GNFN 511 Foundations of Family and Individual Care II 5 Credits
GNFN 512 Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Coursework

GPNG 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 528 Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 529 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 530 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNFN 512 Transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNMH 535 Psychopharmacology/Biologic Therapies for Neuropsychiatric Dysregulations 4 Credits
GNMH 536 Psych/Mental Health Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing 2 Credits
GNMH 537 Individual, Group, and Family Therapies Across the Lifespan 2 Credits
GNMH 538 Psych/MH Clinical I for Advance Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNMH 539 Serious Mental Illness/Substance Use Disorders Across the Lifespan 2 Credits
GNMH 540 Psych/MH Clinical II for Advance Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNMH 541 Psych/MH Clinical III for Advance Practice Nursing 4 Credits

Executive Nurse Leadership Coursework

GPNG 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 928 Social Justice and Vulnerable Populations 3 Credits
GPNS 956 Nursing Informatics and Data Management 3 Credits
MGMT 601 The Entrepreneurial Manager 3 Credits
MGMT 609 Human Resource Management 3 Credits
MGMT 619 Budgeting and Finance for Managers 3 Credits
MGMT 620 Business Strategy 3 Credits

Forensic Nursing Coursework

GPNG 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 528 Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 529 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 530 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNFO 517 Forensic Science and the Legal System 3 Credits
GNFO 518 Criminal Law and the Courts 3 Credits
GNFO 519 Advanced Forensic Nursing I: Theory and Practice 3 Credits
GNFO 520 Advanced Forensic Nursing II: Program Development, Leadership & Policy 3 Credits
GNFO 521 Forensic Clinical and Capstone 3 Credits

Nursing Educator Coursework

GPNG 523 Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 Credits
GPNG 524 Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development 3 Credits
GPNG 526 Healthcare Ethics in Practice and Policy 3 Credits
GPNG 527 Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion 3 Credits
GPNG 528 Physical Assessment for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 529 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GPNG 530 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing 3 Credits
GNED 507 Foundations in Education Theory for Professional Practice Disciplines 3 Credits
GNED 522 Innovative Curriculum Design and Evaluation 3 Credits
GNED 531 Advanced Clinical Nursing 3 Credits
GNED 532 Emerging Trends and Innovations in the Teaching of Nursing 3 Credits
GNED 533 Nursing Faculty Role Practicum 3 Credits