Master of Science in Nursing

Curriculum Overviews (36 Credits each)


The MSN Program Nursing Education track is designed for professional nurses who are seeking a career in nursing education. An in-depth study in the area of nursing education and a selected clinical practice focus are required. Application of theory and research principles is evidence in a capstone project.

Interdisciplinary Courses (3 credits):

COR 520: Ethics and Moral Leadership

Nursing Education Courses (9 credits):

NUR 560: Policy and Curriculum
NUR 630: Measuring Educational Outcomes
NUR 640: Evidenced-Based Teaching Practice

Nursing Practice Courses (6 credits):

NUR 530: Advanced Health Assessment
NUR 540: Advanced Pathophysiology/Pharmacology

 

Core Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership Courses (18 credits):

NUR 550: Nursing Theory and Research
NUR 570: Healthcare Informatics
NUR 611: Interprofessional Collaboration: Leadership Skills to Increase Cultural Competency
NUR 633: Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Population Health
NUR 643: Educational and Administrative Strategies in Nursing Practice (Practicum)*
NUR 651: Nurse Educator Role Synthesis: Capstone*
*Take in final 12 credits

 


 

The MSN Program Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration track is designed to develop qualities and skills to be effective nursing leaders within local, regional, or national healthcare settings. Students in this track are prepared to be an integral member and leader of decision-making teams. An in-depth study in the area of nursing leadership and administration is required. Application of theory and research principles is evidenced in a capstone project.

Interdisciplinary Courses (3 credits):

COR 520: Moral and Ethical Leadership

Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration Courses (15 credits)

NUR 515: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
NUR 525: Financial Management for Healthcare Leaders
NUR 535: Human Resources Management in Healthcare Organizations
NUR 625: Leadership in Advanced Administrative Practice Roles
NUR 635: Health Policy, Politics and Advocacy

Core Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership Courses (18 credits)

NUR 550: Nursing Theory and Research
NUR 570: Healthcare Informatics
NUR 611: Interprofessional Collaboration: Leadership Skills to Increase Cultural Competency
NUR 633: Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Population Health
NUR 643: Educational and Administrative Strategies in Nursing Practice (Practicum)*
NUR 652: Nursing Leadership Role Synthesis: Capstone*
*Taken in final 12 credits

Admissions Staff
 
Image of Dr. Kathleen Wisser, a instructor at Alvernia University
 
Mary Arbogast CST, RN, BS, CNOR
Nursing and Healthcare Outreach Coordinator

   Upland Center
   610.796.8429
   mary.arbogast@alvernia.edu


MSN Advisor


Kathleen Wisser, Ph.D., RN, CPHQ
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Coordinator of MSN Program

   Nursing Resource Center, Rm 101
   610.790.2853
   kathleen.wisser@alvernia.edu




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