Required Courses


Course Name Credits
English Composition I 3
English Composition II 3
History or Literature elective 3
Sociology: Introductory 3
Microbiology 4
Developmental Lifespan (Human Development) 3
Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Religious Studies requirement (not RS 112) 3
Social Science requirement 3
Ethics/Ethical Reasoning 3
Expressive Arts (may use Spanish 100) 3
Statistics 3
Nursing courses must be validated 40

Concentration in Nursing Sequence

Successful completion of the following courses prior to required sequence for Nurse Practitioner Track:

Course Name Credits
NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NU 304 Health Assessment 3
NU 403 Research Based Practice 3
NU 404 Concepts and Challenges in Professional Practice 3
NU 510 Community-Based Nursing 6
NU 601 Nursing Theory 3
HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives 3
NU 629 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology II 3
NU 605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership 3

Sequence for Nurse Practitioner Track Sequence

Beginning this sequence requires the completion of all other courses with the exception of electives (Pediatrics/Family/Psych-Mental Health/Women's Health)

Course Name Credits
NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NU 643 Advanced Psychopharmacology (for Psych-Mental Health NPs only) 3
NU 664 A, B, C, D or E Clinical Concentration Course 8
NU 661 Care of the Childbearing Woman (Women's Health Track)  
NU 646 Theory and Practice of Contemporary Psychotherapies (Psych-Mental Health Track)  
HP 626 Sociological, Political and Economic Perspectives in Aging (Adult-Geri Track)  
NU 665 A, B, C, D, or E Clinical Concentration Course 8
NU 668 Roles and Issues in APN 3
Graduate Elective (Family Track and Pedi Track) 3

Admission Requirements

Candidates for this program are associate's degree or diploma nurses.

  • Completed application form and all transcripts
  • Statement of purpose; a resume; one letters of recommendation
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required
  • Interview with the program director may be required
  • A history of an unencumbered registered nurse license is required