Master of Science in Nursing
Students who choose the education concentration will be qualified to pursue roles in clinical education, staff development and as nursing faculty members; graduates of the management track will be prepared for management/administration positions such as nurse administrator, manager, director, coordinator and case manager. The organizing foundational components of the nursing program - beliefs, professional role, knowing and caring - are integral to the discipline and profession of nursing. Emphasis on these components is woven into every nursing course.
Master of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements
(11 courses/36 credits)
This program is open to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates or those who will complete their BSN degree prior to enrollment.
Core Course Requirements (7 courses/21 credits)
NURS 5101 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
NURS 5103 Research in the Evidence-Based Practice Paradigm
NURS 5105 Ethical and Spiritual Aspects of Nursing
NURS 5107 Human Diversity. Culture and Nursing
NURS 5109 Information Technology and Nursing
NURS 5111 Professional Role Development and Leadership in Nursing
NURS 5113 Health Care Policy, Economics and Care of Urban Underserved Populations
This track is designed to prepare nurse educators who can be employed as faculty members, staff development coordinators, clinical unit-based teachers and patient educators. Graduates who select an education concentration are eligible to seek national certification as nurse educators once they meet the requirements outlined by the National League for Nursing (NLN).
Concentration Course Requirements - Education Track
(4 courses/15 credits)
NURS 5301 Educational Theories and Curriculum Design in Nursing
NURS 5303 Advanced Teaching Methods in Nursing Education Assessment/Evaluation of Student Learning
NURS 5305 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nurse Educators
NURS 5310 Nursing Education Advanced Role Development Practicum (6 credits)
This track is designed to prepare nurses for positions as nurse administrators, nursing directors, nurse managers, case managers, coordinators of clinical research projects and project directors. Graduates who select a management concentration are eligible to seek national certification as nurse administrators once they meet the work or consultation requirements outlined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Concentration Courses Requirements - Management Track
(4 courses/15 credits)
NURS 5501 Nursing Management in Health Care Delivery
NURS 5503 Healthcare Organizational Development
NURS 5505 Financial Management in Healthcare
NURS 5510 Nursing Management Advanced Role Development Practicum (6 credits)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Emmanuel College is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Master of Science in Nursing will be evaluated for CCNE accreditation prior to graduation of the first cohort of students.