RN-MSN Program Roadmap

Semester 1 - FALL

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

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

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

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

Semester Total: 12 Units

Semester 2 - SPRING

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

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

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

Semester Total: 9 Units

Semester 3 - FALL

NURS 702 Health Systems Management (Units: 3)

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

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

NURS 801 Graduate Nursing Practicum I (Units: 4)

Semester Total: 13 Units

Semester 4 - SPRING

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: 10 Units

Total Program Units: 44 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.

Mandatory advising is required each semester for all MSN students. The roadmaps are designed as a guide for student/faculty advising throughout the academic program.