HCSL Curriculum

Semester 1
Fall
 
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 credits
NURS 613 CNL Role: Introduction 1 credit
  Semester Total 4 credits
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3 credits
NURS 711 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 credits
NURS 615 CNL Roles Course: CNL as Educator (60 hours) 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 702 (or MPH 621) Epidemiology 3 credits
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 credits
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 614 Healthcare Systems Leadership 3 credits
NURS 623 CNL Role: Team Manager and Leader (60 hours) 1 credit
NURS 612 Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 628 CNL Role: Clinical Outcomes Manager (60 hours) 1 credit
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 credits
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 651 CNL Role: Synthesis 2 credits
NURS 653 Internship: Clinical Nurse Leader (220 hours) 2 credits
NURS 603 Assessment Across the Lifespan 3 credits
  Semester Total 7 credits
  CNL Exam  
 
MSN Awarded Total
41 credits
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 credits
NURS 791 Practicum II Focus: MicroSystem 3 credits
  Semester Total 6 credits
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 credits
NURS 792 Practicum III: Meso-System 3 credits
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 784 Management of Internal and External Environment 3 credits
NURS 793 Practicum IV: Macro-System 3 credits
 
Semester Total
6 credits
     
Semester 10
Fall
 
NURS 764 Advanced Management of Financial Resources 3 credits
NURS 794 Practicum V: Synthesis Integrated and Complex Organizations 3 credits
 
Semester Total
6 credits
     
Semester 11
Spring
 
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 credit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 credits
 
Semester Total
4 credits
  TOTAL CREDITS 70 CREDITS
*  Must complete 500 -1000 hours of supervised clinical service. For more information regarding clinical work, contact your adviser.
** Upon completion of NURS 651, you will need to take the CNL Examination in order to progress to further coursework and be awarded your MSN degree.

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.