RN to BSN to MSN–Nurse Educator Emphasis
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Students’ individual course progression may vary depending on previously completed coursework or other special circumstances. Students work closely with BSN@Home and graduate program advisors throughout the program to ensure smooth progression toward both BSN and MSN degrees.

All students begin with BSN@Home coursework; some graduate coursework can be completed at this time as well. Graduate-level courses completed at this time count toward both BSN and MSN degrees.

* = graduate course

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Fall Semester I: RN to BSN to MSN

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 324 Orientation to Clinical Major 1
Nursing 407 Foundations of Professional Nursing 3
Nursing 446 Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3

Spring Semester I: RN to BSN to MSN

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 492 Operating Room Pathophysiology
or
Nursing 491 Clinical Pharmacology
3
Nursing 441  Chronic Care Management 3

Summer II: RN to BSN to MSN

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 745 Advanced Health Assessment*
Elective Requirement
2*

Fall Semester II: RN to BSN to MSN

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 454 Community Health Nursing 3
Nursing 703 Clinical Prevention & Population Health* 3*
Nursing 447 Leadership & Management 3

Spring Semester II: RN to BSN to MSN

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 448  Clinical Synthesis 4
Nursing 783 Healthcare Informatics*
Elective Requirement
3*

Upon completing the BSN@Home program and earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, students fully transition to graduate coursework.

Option 1 | Earn BSN and MSN within four years

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Course Credit(s)
Nursing 745 Advanced Health Assessment for Clinical Nurse Leaders and Nurse Educators 2

Fall III: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 719 Foundations of Advanced Nursing and Interprofessional Collaboration 3
Nursing 701 Translational Scholarship 3
Nursing 746 Quality Improvement & Safety 2

Spring III: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 709 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Nursing 736 The Education Process in Nursing 3
Nursing 793 Culminating Experience 1

Fall IV: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 737 Nurse Educator Practice Advancement 1
Nursing 704 Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Nursing 748 Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in NE 3

Spring IV: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 702 Healthcare Systems Policy and Advocacy 3
Nursing 738 Advanced Educator Practicum 4

Option 2 | Earn BSN and MSN within five years

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Course Credit(s)
Nursing 745 Advanced Health Assessment for Clinical Nurse Leaders and Nurse Educators 2

Fall III: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 719 Foundations of Advanced Nursing and Interprofessional Collaboration 3
Nursing 701 Translational Scholarship 3

Spring III: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 709 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Nursing 793 Culminating Experience 1

Fall IV: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 704 Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Roles 3
Nursing 746 Quality Improvement and Safety 2

Spring IV: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 702 Healthcare Systems Policy and Advocacy 3
Nursing 736 The Education Process in Nursing 3

Fall V: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 748 Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in NE 3
Nursing 737 Nurse Educator Practice Advancement 1

Spring V: MSN–Nurse Educator

Course Credit(s)
Nursing 738 Advanced Educator Practicum 4

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