MIDAS Program Course Sequence 

The MIDAS program requires five semesters (fall/spring/summer/fall/spring) of full-time study. Didactic courses are scheduled during the days, Monday through Friday, generally between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Clinical times will vary and begin as early as 6:30 to 7:00 a.m. Some clinical experiences my be scheduled in the evenings depending upon the semseter and the clinical site.
 
First Semester (Fall)
 
Course #
Course Title
Semester Hours
NURS 550
Nursing Perspectives I
 3
NURS 501
Theoretical Bases for Nursing Practice
 3  
NURS 502
Nursing Research
 3
NURS 552
Art and Science of Nursing
 4
NURS 553
Art and Science of Nursing Practicum
 2
NURS 554
Essentials of Pathophysiology
 3
Total
 
18
 
 
Second Semester (Spring)
 
Course #
Course Title
Semester Hours
NURS 560
Nursing Perspectives II
 3
NURS 562
Art and Science of Family Nursing
 4
NURS 563
Art and Science of Family Nursing Practicum
 2
NURS 564
Art and Science of Adult Nursing
 4
NURS 565
Art and Science of Adult Nursing Practicum
 2
Total
 
15
 
 
Third Semester (Summer)
 
Course #
Course Title
Semester Hours
NURS 650
Art and Science of Advanced Nursing
 6
NURS 651
Art and Science of Advanced Nursing Practicum
 3
NURS 652
Art and Science of Psychiatric Nursing
 2
NURS 653
Art and Science of Psychiatric Nursing Practicum
 1
NURS 654
Advanced Pharmacology
 2
NURS 656
Advanced Pathophysiology
 2
Total
 
16
 
 
Fourth Semester (Fall)
 
Course #
Course Title
Semester Hours
NURS 750
Nursing Perspectives III
 3
NURS 864
Epidemiologic Methods in Health Care
 3
NURS 752
Community Nursing/Public Health Policy
 4
NURS 753
Community Nursing/Public Health Policy Practicum
 2
NURS 754
Management Concepts
 3
Total
 
15
 
 
Fifth Semester (Spring)
 
Course #
Course Title
Semester Hours
NURS 850
Nursing Perspectives IV
 3
NURS 500
Health Care Ethics for Nursing Leaders
 3
NURS 852
Leadership for Quality
 2
NURS 854
Advanced Informatics
 3
NURS 851
Leadership Practicum
 4
Total
 
15
 
Each practicum credit hour is equal to four clock hours per week.Total semester hours required for the MIDAS program 79 semester hours