ONLINE MSN Nursing


ONLINE MSN Nursing


Mansfield University's ONLINE Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is designed for professional nurses who seek an advanced nursing degree while maintaining current employment.  The MSN program offers two concentrations: Nurse Educator and Nursing Leadership/Administrator  Students may complete the program in two years by taking two courses per semester, or four years by taking one course per semester.  A capstone project is required for graduation.  The program must be completed within five years.

Program Information

Students must be able to meet all requirements of clinical agencies to complete courses with out-of-class experience.  These requirements include, but are not limited to: CPR certification, malpractice insurance, health insurance, specific immunizations, and background checks. (If a student does not meet agency requirements, the student cannot complete the course.)

  • Students are expected to locate a preceptor for out-of-class experiences and submit all information about the preceptors and agencies as soon as possible after acceptance into the program.
  • A contract must be in place with all outside agencies/schools before precepted experiences can begin.

One semester hour or credit of class = 15 clock hours.

One semester hour or credit of precepted experience = 45 clock hours.

Financial Aid at Mansfield University

For financial aid, including loans, submit the FASFA online at www.fasfa.gov
Mansfield's Federal School Code is 003324.
Phone: 570.662.4202

Note:  Graduate Assistantships may be available each year to full-time and part-time graduate students.  (Awards are assigned on a competitive process.)

MSN Educator Concentration

Graduates of the educator concentration are qualified to teach in nursing education programs and staff development departments within health care agencies.

Curriculum

33 Credits

Nursing Core

NUR-5520    Nursing Theories
NUR-5535    Research I
NUR-5540    Research II
NUR-5565    Capstone/Research
NUR-5595    MSN Portfolio

Nursing Education Concentration Courses

NUR-5500    Advanced Physical Assessment and Pathophysiology across Life Span
NUR-5510    Teaching and Learning for Nursing Education
NUR-5515    Measurements and Evaluation in Nursing Education
NUR-5525    Teaching and Learning in the College Setting
NUR-5530    Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting
NUR-5545    Curriculum Design in Nursing Education
NUR-5561    Simulation in Nursing Education

MSN Leadership/Administrator Concentration

Graduates of the leadership/administrator concentration manage nursing care delivery services in health care settings.

Curriculum

33 Credits

Nursing Core

NUR-5520    Nursing Theories
NUR-5535    Research I
NUR-5540    Research II
NUR-5565    Capstone/Research
NUR-5595    MSN Portfolio

Organizational Leadership Courses

ORL-5501    Organizational Leadership: Theory and Practice
ORL-5510    Organizational Behavior and Change
ORL-5520    Organizational Planning and Administration
ORL-5540     Leadership Ethics

Nursing Leadership/Administration Courses

NUR-5570    Nursing Leadership and Administration I
NUR-5575    Nursing Leadership and Administration II

 

Program Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000