Entry Level MSN Roadmap

Semester 1 - FALL

NURS 311 Human Development and Health Assessment Theory and Lab (Units: 5)

NURS 314 Health Promotion in Nursing (Units: 3)

NURS 315 Health Promotions in Nursing - Practicum (Units: 2)

NURS 706 Health Care Policy and Nursing Leadership (Units: 3)

NURS 720 Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Advanced Practice Nursing (Units: 3)

Semester Total: 16 Units

Semester 2 - SPRING

NURS 326 Reproductive Health Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 327 Reproductive Health Practicum (Units: 3)

NURS 328 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 329 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practicum (Units: 3)

NURS 350 Nursing Interventions Practicum I (Units: 2)

NURS 794 Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing (Units: 3)

Semester Total: 17 Units

Semester 3 - FALL

NURS 410 Nursing Care of Children Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 411 Nursing Care of Children Practicum (Units: 3)

NURS 420 Nursing Care of Adults Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 421 Nursing Care of Adults Practicum (Units: 3)

NURS 450 Nursing Interventions Lab II (Units: 2)

*NURS 716 Advanced Pathophysiology and Diagnostic Reasoning I (Units: 3)

Semester Total: 17 Units

Semester 4 - SPRING

NURS 520 Advanced Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing (Units: 3)

**NURS 521 or NURS 523 Advanced Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing Capstone Practicum (Units: 3)

NURS 522 Chronic Care and End of Life Care Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 530 Community Health and Global Perspectives Theory (Units: 3)

NURS 531 Community Health and Global Perspectives Practicum (Units: 3)

*NURS 717 Advanced Pathophysiology and Diagnostic Reasoning II (Units: 3)

Semester Total: 18 Units

Semester 5 - FALL

NURS 702 Health Systems Management (Units: 3)

*NURS 711 Advanced Physical Assessment Across the Life Span (Units: 3)

NURS 721 Program Planning and Financial Management in Nursing Practice (Units: 3)

*NURS 715 Pharmacological Principles Across the Life Span (Units: 3)

NURS 801 Graduate Nursing Practicum I (Units: 4)

Semester Total: 16 Units

Semester 6 - SPRING

NURS 703 Education, Informatics, and eTechnology in Advanced Nursing Practice (Units: 3)

NURS 732 Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice (Units: 3)

NURS 802 Graduate Nursing Practicum II (Units: 4)

NURS 895 or NURS 898 Applied Research in Nursing or Independent Study (Units: 3)

Semester Total: 13 Units

Total Program Units: 97 Units

 

Please review SF State bulletin for complete program details including student learning outcomes.

*For administrative track, these courses are replaced with business courses with advisement.

** Students will enroll in NURS 521 or NURS 523 upon advisement.

Additional Information

Prior to applying for RN licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) requires students to have completed a minimum of 16 semester units comprising natural sciences, behavioral and social sciences. To complement the anatomy, physiology, and microbiology natural science prerequisites, it is highly recommended that students complete a course in general or developmental psychology prior to taking NURS 328 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Theory and Practicum and any additional behavioral or social science course as needed to fulfill the BRN's natural, behavioral and social sciences unit requirement.