The curriculum includes graduate core courses, specialty track advanced practice courses, other nursing and support courses, clinical practica, and either a master's project or thesis. Students collaborate with their advisors to select practica that fit their particular areas or populations of interest. Clinical practica may take place in the students' home area if appropriate.
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This includes Nursing, Community Health, and Health Services Administration programs. The incorporation of the three programs into a single school represents an interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of health fields with the integration of nursing services, management practice, and community health programming.
The program builds upon the general baccalaureate nursing competencies and provides the specialty education necessary to meet the education needs of nursing students and practicing nurses. Graduates will be better able to contribute to the advancement of nursing practice and to collaborate for clinical practice and research partnerships in education and service settings. The MS with a major in nursing provides two emphasis options:
-Nursing Administration and Organizational Systems Leadership
All courses are offered online with monthly synchronous meetings using a virtual platform. Practica/experiential learning may take place in the student's home area, if appropriate. Students collaborate with their advisors to select practica that fit their practice areas or populations of interest and the course objectives.
The graduate nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Guidelines from national and specialty organizations were used to develop a curriculum that prepares graduates for certification examinations. MSU Moorhead is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools at the Master’s degree level.
NURS 600 Theoretical Perspectives of the Discipline (3)NURS 603 Introduction to Research, Data Analysis and Informatics (2)NURS 604 Advanced Nursing Research and EBP* (4)NURS 606 Health Care Delivery Systems, Policy and Financing and Leadership (3)NURS 608 Transcultural and Social Perspectives (3)NURS 609 Advanced Pathophysiology (4)NURS 610 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3)NURS 611 Advanced Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy (4)NURS 612 Advanced Health Assessment (3)NURS 689 Thesis Seminar (1)NURS 699 Thesis for Nursing (2)
NURS 622 Teaching: Technology and Information Management (3)NURS 623 Nurse as Educator (3)NURS 627 Program/Curriculum Design and Evaluation (3)NURS 642P Advanced Nurse Educator Practicum I (2)NURS 643P Advanced Nurse Educator Practicum II (2)
MHA 618 Healthcare Law and Ethical Decision-Making (3)MHA 638 Healthcare Information Systems (3)ECON 6XX Healthcare Economics (3)MBA 641 Human Resources Management (3)NURS 706 Organization and System Leadership (4)NURS 644P (Nursing Adm & Org Systems Leadership Practicum I (2) (100 clinical hours)NURS 645P (Nursing Adm & Org Systems Leadership Practicum II (2) (100 clinical hours) (Foci: Nursing Administration in Long-Term Care, Ambulatory, or Public Setting)