Aug 04, 2021  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
    
2021/2022 University Catalog

Nursing, Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and the Elderly Concentration, M.S.


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(SIMS Code: 554629)

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the basic requirements for the master’s degree, as described in Part Four of this bulletin, the student must complete an officially approved 37-58 unit course of study. The program includes:

  1. Thirteen units of core courses to include NURS 604A , NURS 604B , NURS 608 , NURS 622 , and NURS 684 .
  2. A minimum of 18-45 units of graduate courses in the area of concentration or specialization.
  3. Zero to six units of electives.
  4. NURS 799A , Thesis, OR Plan B Option, Comprehensive Examination, NURS 798  (see below).

Students in all concentrations may choose between Plan A, Thesis or Project, or Plan B, Comprehensive Examination or Comprehensive Evidence-based change project. The choice of Plan A or Plan B should be made early in the program. Students should consult with the concentration chair for current policies. Up to 12 semester units may be accepted in transfer from an accredited School of Nursing.

Advancement to Candidacy


All students must satisfy the general requirements for advancement to candidacy as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees . Students must satisfactorily complete at least 12 units of nursing courses listed on the official program of study with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and be recommended by the graduate adviser.

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