Master of Science in Nursing: plans of study
The School of Nursing graduate curriculum consists of both required core courses and required specialty courses.
Required courses for all tracks in the MS in Nursing (26 credits):
- NUR 510 (3) Theoretical Foundations
- NUR 520 (3) Applied Pathophysiology for APNS
- NUR 530 (3) Advanced Principles of Evidence-Based Practice
- NUR 540 (3) Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses
- NUR 550 (3) Family Nursing Theory and Practice
- NUR 560 (3) Rural Theory and Health Policy
- NUR 650 (3) Advanced Nursing Assessment
- NUR 675 (2) Advanced Roles Transition
- NUR 676 (3) Healthcare Systems: Technology, Quality, and Economics
- Family Nurse Practitioner track
- Nurse Generalist track
- Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner certificate
The master’s program at Northern Arizona University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791).