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The Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.)

Program Requirements for 2015-2016 Catalog Year

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  1. Required Courses in the Major (46 credits)
    NGR 6002 Health Appraisal and Interpretation (3)
    NGR 6002L Health Appraisal and Interpretation - Practice (1)
    NGR 6140 Pathophysiology I (2)
    NGR 6144 Pathophysiology II (2)
    NGR 6156 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology I (2)
    NGR 6165 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology II (2)
    NGR 6460 Pharmacology I (4)
    NGR 6461 Pharmacology II (4)
    NGR 6894 Global Trends & Practice Perspectives (3)
    NGR 6712 Foundations of Nursing Education (3)
    NGR 6731 Entrepreneurship (2)
    NGR 6740 Concepts & Roles in Advanced Nursing (3)
    NGR 6811 Scholarly Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice (3)
    NGR 6240 Primary Health Care I (4)
    NGR 6240L Primary Health Care I - Practice (2)
    NGR 6741 Primary Health Care II (4)
    NGR 6741L Primary Health Care II - Practice (2)

  2. Concentration Requirements (12 credits)

    Complete one of the following concentrations:

    Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration*
    NGR 6305 Primary Health Care III (4)
    NGR 6305L Primary Health Care III - Practice (2)
    NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (2)
    NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Practice (4)

    *For those seeking national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

    Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration**
    NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (2)
    NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Practice (4)
    NGR 6215 Primary Health Care V (4)
    NGR 6215L Primary Health Care V (2)

    **For those seeking national certification as Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 58 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation by deadline indicated in the university calendar.
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Progression Requirements

Students in the program must meet specific progression, clinical and graduation requirements. See Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program Guidebook.