MS in Nursing
The University of Phoenix Master of Science in Nursing program offers students the opportunity to improve their applied nursing skills. Learn more about the University of Phoenix Master of Science in Nursing program here.
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Official Program Name:
Master of Science in Nursing
School Offering Program:
University of Phoenix
Master of Science
Applicants to the University of Phoenix Master of Science in Nursing degree program must hold a bachelor's degree and be Registered Nurses. They may have worked in hospitals or other health-care facilities.
Designed for current Registered Nurses, the University of Phoenix Master of Science in Nursing program is aimed at current nurses who would like to study advanced nursing theory and assume leadership roles. Topics of study include nursing education, types of health care, and ethical issues in nursing. Students have the opportunity to complete a 6-credit clinical practicum in which they work with nursing experts. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu.
Online and On-campus
Program Length / Total Credits Required:
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.
Required Courses for a Master of Science in Nursing:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- HCS 504: Introduction to Graduate Study in Health Science/Nursing (1 credit)
- HCS 587: Creating Change Within Organizations (3 credits)
- HCS 571: Financial Resource Management (3 credits)
- NUR 513: Theoretical Foundations of Practice (3 credits)
- NUR 531: Influencing the Future of Nursing and Health Care (3 credits)
- NUR 588: Developing and Evaluating Educational Programs (3 credits)
- NUR 590A: Nursing Practicum A (1 credit)
- NUR 542: Dynamics of Family Systems (2 credits)
- NUR 544: Population-Focused Health Care (3 credits)
- NUR 518: Analysis of Research Reports (3 credits)
- NUR 587: Leadership and Management in Nursing and Health Care (3 credits)
- NUR 590B: Nursing Practicum B (2 credits)
- NUR 598: Research Utilization Project (3 credits)
- HCS 578: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues in Health Care (3 credits)
- HCS 588: Measuring Performance Standards (3 credits)
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