Required MSN Course Descriptions
The MSN curriculum includes content in:
- the theory and practice of nursing
- consideration of nursing's present and future roles in the health care system
- analysis of the social and ethical problems associated with professional issues
A minimum of 40 semester hours of graduate courses is required for the Master of Science in Nursing Degree depending on the choice of major.
Each MSN degree program of study includes:
- Required Core Courses
- Major Courses
- Optional Minor courses, Electives or Thesis Courses
Links to course descriptions for required core courses are listed below. To view the required courses in a major or minor, choose from the titles in the subsequent tables. Refer to the Graduate Course Schedules for specific semester offersings.
*Total Semester Hours listed for each major include the 12 hours of required core courses shown in the preceeding table.