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The Framingham Master of Science in Nursing program consists of ten (10) courses or 40 credits. Students take a Common Core of six (6) courses, and then select a four (4) course concentration in either Nursing Education or Nursing Leadership. A thesis, an evidence-based research project/paper, will be completed as part of the requirements for the Common Core courses.
Below are the requirements for those entering the MSN Program in Fall 2012.
|Common Core (6)|
|NURC 905||Health and Education Resources and Policies|
|NURC 915||Advanced Technology and Nursing Informatics|
|Nursing Education Concentration (4)|
|NURE 941||Curriculum Design and Evaluation|
|NURE 951||Course Development and Implementation|
|NURE 981||Advanced Teaching Methods (Practicum I)|
|NURE 991||Application of Technology to Education (Practicum II)|
|Nursing Leadership Concentration (4)|
|NURL 943||Strategic Planning for Nursing's Future|
|NURL 953||Role in Health Care Systems|
|NURL 983||Practicum in Organizational Management Skills (Practicum I)|
|NURL 993||Internship in Independent Leadership Skills (Practicum II)|
Coordinator and Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Bechtel, Nursing
- Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
- Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.