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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

NE Curricular Plan

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Master of Science (MS) Degree

Major: Nursing Science

Course Progression Plan
Nurse Educator (NE)

Fall Year I   Spring Year I   Summer Year I  
 N601 Nursing Science Theory  3 N640 Family Nursing Science 3 N622 Advanced Nursing Actions 3
 N602 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Dimensions of Advanced Nursing Practice  3 N655 Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment for Nurse Educators 3    
Total Semester Credits:  6   6   3
Fall Year II   Spring Year II   Summer Year II  
N604 Evidence-Based Practice for APNs* 3 N656 Pedagogies for Teaching Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment 3 N657 Pedagogies for Teaching Family and Societal Nursing 4
KSP 676 Adult Development and Learning 3 KSP 678 Curriculum Design, Assessment, and Evaluation 3    
Total Semester Credits: 6   6   4
* Prerequisite: Graduate level statistics with a minimum grade of B (HLTH 675 or equivalent) 
Fall Year III          
N658 Direct Care Practice Teaching Practicum 4        
N659 Joining the Academic Community Capstone 2        
Total Semester Credits: 6        
 Note: Thesis credits are an optional addition if the student desires this experience or requires it in  preparation for a doctoral degree.
Total Program Credits: 37