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RN-MSN Program at MidAmerica Nazarene University

Bachelor's Course Descriptions

plusaEffective Communication in Healthcare (3 credit hours)

plusaTransition to Baccalaureate Nursing Practice (1 credit hour)

plusaPharmacology* (3 credit hours)

plusaNursing Theories and Concepts (3 credit hours)

plusaPathophysiology (3 credit hours)

plusaWellness and Spirituality in Nursing (3 credit hours)

plusaProbability and Statistics (3 credit hours)

plusaBiblical Perspectives (3 credit hours)

plusaHealth Promotion for the Individual/Family/Community (3 credit hours)

plusaHealth Care Economics (3 credit hours)

plusaRole Development (3 credit hours)

plusaEthical Issues in Healthcare (3 credit hours)

plusaHealth Assessment for Nurses (3 credit hours)

plusaNursing Research (3 credit hours)

plusaQuality & Safety in Nursing (3 credit hours)

plusaFuture of Nursing (3 credit hours)

Master's Course Descriptions

Graduate Nursing Core Curriculum Taken by All Master's Students

plusaTheoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice (3 credit hours)

plusaResearch in Nursing (3 credit hours)

plusaEmerging Trends in Healthcare Delivery: Systems, Ethics, Policy and Politics (3 credit hours)

plusaHealth Promotion for a Global Society (3 credit hours)

Direct Care Core Curriculum Taken by Nursing Education and Public Health Track Students

plusaAdvanced Health Assessment (3 credit hours)

plusaAdvanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics (3 credit hours)

Nursing Education Functional Area Content Courses

plusaTheoretical Foundations of Learning and Teaching (3 credit hours)

plusaCurriculum Design, and Teaching Strategies (3 credit hours)

plusaAssessment of Student Learning (3 credit hours)

plusaClinical Education, Simulation and Technology (3 credit hours)

plusaApplied Research in Nursing Education (3 credit hours)

plusaEvidence-Based Practice in Nursing Education Practicum (3 credit hours)

Public Health Functional Area Content Courses

(All Public Health Students Take These Courses Plus the Courses in One Emphasis Area)

plusaFoundations of Public Health (3 credit hours)

plusaFundamentals of Epidemiology (3 credit hours)

plusaHealthcare Informatics, Database Management, and Financial Reimbursement (3 credit hours)

plusaApplied Research in Public Health (3 credit hours)

plusaEvidence-Based Practice in Public Health Practicum (3 credit hours)

Emphasis in School Nursing Functional Area Content Coursess

plusaHealthcare in the Academic Environment (3 credit hours)

plusaTheoretical Foundations of Childhood Education (3 credit hours)

Emphasis in Occupational Health Functional Area Content Coursess

plusaOccupational Safety and Health Management (3 credit hours)

plusaPlanning and Implementing Health Behavior Changes Across Populations (3 credit hours)

Emphasis in Infectious Disease Control Functional Area Content Courses

plusaFood and Water Borne Illnesses (3 credit hours)

plusaControl and Eradication of Global Infectious Diseases (3 credit hours)

Healthcare Administration Functional Area Content Courses

plusaTheoretical Foundations of Leadership (3 credit hours)

plusaHuman Resources and Workforce Development (3 credit hours)

plusaStrategic Planning and Financial Management (3 credit hours)

plusaQuality and Regulation Management (3 credit hours)

plusaHealthcare Informatics, Database Management, and Financial Reimbursement (3 credit hours)

plusaApplied Research in Healthcare Administration (3 credit hours)

plusaEvidence-Based Practice in Healthcare Administration Practicum (3 credit hours)

plusaHealthcare Law (3 credit hours)

Healthcare Quality Management Functional Area Content Courses

plusaTheoretical Foundations of Leadership (3 credit hours)

plusaHealthcare Informatics, Database Management, and Financial Reimbursement (3 credit hours)

plusaRisk Management in Healthcare (3 credit hours)

plusaBuilding a Culture of Patient Safety (3 credit hours)

plusaHealthcare Law (3 credit hours)

plusaApplied Research in Healthcare Quality Management (3 credit hours)

plusaEvidence-Based Practice in Healthcare Quality Practicum (3 credit hours)

MSN Elective Courses

plusaTechnology in Nursing Education (3 credit hours)

plusaEthics in Healthcare (3 credit hours)

plusaSpirituality in Nursing (3 credit hours)

plusaCurrent Issues in Aging (3 credit hours)

Additional Requirements

Up to 12 hours of these courses may be taken concurrently with the core nursing courses. Many of these classes may be evaluated for transfer to MNU. It is highly likely that you will qualify for transfer of credit. Please check with one of our admissions counselors.

  • Human Growth & Development
  • General Psychology
  • Intermediate Algebra**
  • Probability & Statistics**
  • English Comp 1**
  • English Comp 2
  • Public Speaking or Communication**
  • History, Sociology, or Anthropology
  • Anatomy & Physiology*
  • Nutrition*
  • Microbiology or Chemistry

*Credit for these courses can be obtained through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). There is a $50 charge per credit hour.
**These courses can be taken from MNU's professional studies program.

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