Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master of Science in Nursing
Curriculum


The following courses are in addition to the Graduate Nursing Core Curriculum.

ADULT-GERONTOLOGY: PRIMARY CARE NP   CREDITS
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 630 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Making for Adult Advanced Practice Nurse II 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care 3
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care 3

Full-Time Curriculum

SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 560  Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 9
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology 3
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care
3
Total 9
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3

NU 630 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Adult Advanced  
     Practice Nurse II

3
Total 9
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care
3
Total 9
   
Total Credits 36

Part-Time Curriculum

SUMMER 1 CREDITS
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
FALL 1 CREDITS
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
Total 6
SPRING 1 CREDITS
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Total 6
SUMMER 2 CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal, and Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total
6
FALL 2 CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 674 Management of Common Conditions 3
Total
6
SPRING 2 CREDITS
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
NU 630 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Adult Advanced
     Practice Nurse II
3
Total
6
SUMMER 3 CREDITS
NU 676 Management of Adults and Older Adults in Ambulatory Care 3
Total
6
   
Total Credits
36