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
Total 18
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

Second Semester (Spring)

Course # Course Title Semester Hours
Total 15
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

Third Semester (summer)

Course # Course Title Semester Hours
Total 16
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

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Course # Course Title Semester Hours
Total 15
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

Fifth Semester (Spring)

Course # Course Title Semester Hours
Total 15
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

Each practicum credit hour is equal to four clock hours per week.Total semester hours required for the MIDAS program 79 semester hours