|Degree:||Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)|
|Specializations:||Nursing Leadership & Management|
|Department:||Department of Nursing|
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Semester Hours Required For Degree: 39|
This innovative and flexible online program prepares the professional nurse for leadership, advanced nursing roles, and doctoral studies (including a cooperative doctorate with the University of Florida). The M.S.N. consists of 39 semester hours (sh) of coursework. Students may select from the two areas of specialization. Nursing Education prepares students for employment in an academic or community/hospital/agency setting, while Nursing Leadership & Management prepares students for employment in an administrative/management and leadership positions in the health care industry.
In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the following criteria are used to assess the potential success of each applicant:
If an applicant is unable to meet the above criteria, they may petition the Nursing Department Graduate Admissions Committee and request a special review.
Please note that upon admission the M.S.N. student will receive information concerning current UWF Nursing Department requirements for enrollment. These include, but are not limited to: physical examination and immunizations; Level 2 criminal background check; drug screen; VECHS fingerprinting; AHA BCLS certification; proof of professional liability insurance; and proof of personal health insurance.
Students wishing to earn a M.S.N. must successfully complete both the core courses and the specialty courses.
|NGR 6002||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NGR 6140||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|NGR 6172||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NGR 6700||Nursing Theory||3|
|NGR 6740||Contemporary Issues in the Role of Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NGR 6800||Nursing Research,Statistics, and Evidence Based Practice||3|
|NGR 6880||Ethical Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
See Program Requirements
|NGR 6728||Nursing Leadership & Management Seminar I||6|
|NGR 6729||Nursing Leadership & Management Seminar II||6|
|NGR 6833||Nursing Leadership & Management EBP Project I||3|
|NGR 6833L||Nursing Leadership & Management EBP Project II||3|
See Program Requirements
|NGR 6710||Nursing Education Seminar I||6|
|NGR 6715||Nursing Education Seminar II||6|
|NGR 6834||Nursing Education Evidence Based Project I||3|
|NGR 6834L||Nursing Education Evidence Based Practice Project II||3|