Curriculum: MSN/MSCJ for Registered Nurses
The curriculum consists of a minimum of 46 semester credit hours. The core courses include theoretical and practical knowledge, which serve as the foundation for advanced nursing practice.
Core courses focus on three major themes which are consistent with the philosophy for the graduate programs: critical systematic inquiry, professional and personal development, and management of information and resources in a rapidly changing health care environment.
Additional courses in the MSN/MSCJ dual degree concentration emphasize forensic and criminal justice principles and skills that enhance the variety roles in nursing forensics and criminal justice in which graduates may be employed.
Flexible scheduling allows for part-time or full-time study.
|NURS 501||Theoretical Bases for Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 502||Nursing Research||3|
|NURS 864||Epidemiological Methods in Health Care||3|
|NURS 505||Health Care Informatics||3|
|NURS 500||Health Care Ethics for Nursing Leaders||3|
|NURS 754||Leadership and Management Concepts||3|
|CJUS 621||Juvenile Justice in a Changing Society||3|
|CJUS 610||Basic Constitutional Lay & American Justice I||3|
|CJUS 642||Criminal Justice Administration||3|
|CJUS 439||Forensic Science II||3|
|NURS 642||Psycho-legal Aspects of Forensics||2|
|NURS 648||Foundations of Forensic Nursing||4|
|Synthesis and Application|
|NURS 705||Graduate Nursing Practicum II||2|
|NURS 797||Scholarly Project||2|
Total semester hours: 46