MN Degree Requirements

MN-CHN students can complete the program in as little as 5 quarters with full-time study, and the program begins Fall Quarter each year. Part-time study is available.

International Opportunities are available for students who are enrolled in the Master of Nursing program who wish to enhance their learning through health care immersion experiences in a society and/or culture very different from their own.

Goals of the Master of Nursing Program

  1. Evaluate the adequacy of underlying knowledge from nursing science, related fields, and professional foundations as it informs nursing practice.
  2. Competently assess, manage health-related issues with a defined population or care system, and evaluate the effectiveness of these nursing practices.
  3. Utilize knowledge and skills in professional practice among diverse and multicultural populations.
  4. Demonstrate competence in development of inquiry relevant to practice, education, or administration.
  5. Develop and utilize leadership strategies that foster improvement of health care.
  6. Articulate ethical issues and responsibilities involved in nursing practice.

Minimum School Requirements: Master of Nursing

Program Element

Credits

Nursing Science and Professional Foundations15
Clinical Practice6
Scholarly Inquiry

Scholarly Project: All Master's students are required to complete NMETH 520 or an equivalent course as specified for the degree program or track. At least one of the 6 additional credits must be NMETH 598. 

Thesis: All Master's students are required to complete NMETH 520 or an equivalent course as specified for the degree program or track. plus 9 credits of NMETH 700.

Related Coursework6
Total Credits38 if scholarly project
41 if thesis

*Additional coursework is required by the Community Health Nursing (CHN) track. Check with the CHN track for more information.