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Part-Time Plan of Study/Curriculum

(Sample plan for non-CSA MSN Students)

Fall Semester Credits
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
Spring Semester Credits
NU 604 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing II 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Total 6
Summer Semester Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease
OR
NU 689 Healthcare Informatics: Ethics, Issues and Trends
3
Total 6
Fall Semester Credits
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
Spring Semester Credits
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision-Making
OR
NU 690 Nursing/Healthcare Informatics: Project Management
3
Total 6
Summer Semester Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
OR
NU 691 Healthcare Economics and Financial Management for Nurses
3
Fall Semester Credits
NP or NI Clinical Course 3
Spring Semester Credits
NP or NI Clinical Course 3
Summer Semester Credits
NP or NI Clinical Course 3
Fall Semester Credits
PBH 501 Introduction to Public Health 2
PBH 502 Behavioral and Social Theories in Public Health 3
Total 5
Spring Semester Credits
PBH 504 Basic Public Health Statistics 3
PBH 507 Fundamentals of Environmental Health 3
Total 6
Summer Semester Credits
PBH 509 Public Health Policy and Advocacy 3
PBH 605* Advanced Public Health Statistics
3
Total 6
Fall Semester Credits
PBH 520 Program Planning and Evaluation 3
PBH 609* GIS Mapping 2
Total 5
Spring Semester Credits
PBH 511* Health Communication 3
PBH 514* Introduction to Global Health 2
Total 5
Summer Semester Credits
PBH 600 Capstone Seminar 2
PBH 650 Clerkship 3
Total 5
Fall Semester Credits
PH 601 Capstone Project 4

*Note: MPH elective credits are examples; additional elective courses are available

MPH Completed 36 credits, 9 nursing equivalent credits including NU 602 accepted for HPL 500
MSN Credits 36
MPH Credits 36 + 9 nursing equivalent credits
Total Credits 72