The curriculum consists of five core courses required to be taken by all students in the M.S. in Nursing program. These courses provide a foundation in the theoretical base for contemporary advanced nursing practice roles, including content in evidence-based nursing scholarship, leadership, quality improvement, informatics, health promotion, disease prevention, health policy and advocacy. The remainder of the required curriculum is specific to the area of clinical specialization, and provides the opportunity for elective coursework.
Specialties include Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.