Oct 02, 2023  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
2022/2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Nursing Education Concentration, M.S.

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(SIMS Code: 554641)

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the basic requirements for the master’s degree, as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees , 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.

Admission currently suspended for the Nursing Education Concentration.

Graduates of the nursing education concentration will be prepared for positions in academic and/or clinical settings within three areas of specialization: Adult Health, Maternal/Newborn, and Pediatric Nursing. Required courses for the concentration are as follows:

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.

Area of Concentration Courses

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