Degree Programs - Master of Science in Nursing
Entering students pursue part-time or full-time study (3 to 9 credits per semester). Kean programs provide nurses with expertise in clinical management emphasizing system planning and protocols of care development which are responsive to culturally diverse healthcare provider and patient populations. It is this unique combination of transcultural nursing care and managerial skill which
will prepare Kean Nursing graduates with the competence necessary to take a leadership role in the clinical arena.

 
Amanda R., RN, BSN Graduate
Kean Ocean Nursing

 

MSN - Community Health Nursing

Nursing Theory Core - 3 Credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits

Nursing Management Theory Core - 12 Credits
NURS 5100 Nursing and Organizational Theory 3 credits
NURS 5200 Organizational Communications in Transcultural Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5300 Fiscal Management in Nursing and Health Care
Systems 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits

Community Health Nursing Specialty Core - 6 Credits
NURS 5400 Epidemiology in Advanced Community Nursing
Practice 3 credits

NURS 5500 Advanced Community Health Nursing 3 credits

Nursing Management Clinical Core - 9 Credits

NURS 5110 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice I 2 credits
NURS 5210 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice II 2 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice III 5 credits
NURS 5900 Research in Transcultural Nursing
Administration I 3 credits
NURS 5901 Research in Transcultural Nursing
Administration II 3 credits

GUIDED ELECTIVES- 3 Credits (Courses selected with approval of
Program Coordinator)

Total of 39 credits to complete program

 

MSN - Clinical Administration

Nursing Theory Core - 3 Credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits

Nursing Management Theory Core - 12 Credits
NURS 5100 Nursing and Organizational Theory 3 credits
NURS 5200 Organizational Communications in Transcultural
Health Care Systems 3 credits
NURS 5300 Fiscal Management in Nursing and Health Care
Systems 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits

Nursing Management Clinical Core - 9 Credits
NURS 5110 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice I 2 credits
NURS 5210 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice II 2 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice III 5 credits

Nursing Research Core - 6 Credits
NURS 5900 Research in Transcultural Nursing
Administration I 3 credits
NURS 5901 Research in Transcultural Nursing
Administration II 3 credits

GUIDED ELECTIVES- 6 Credits
Courses selected with approval of Program Coordinator

TOTAL of 36 Credits to complete program

 

MSN - School Nursing

Required Nursing Core Courses - 15 credits
NURS 5000 Nursing Science 3 credits
NURS 5100 Nursing Leadership and Organizational
Theory 3 credits
NURS 5600 Computers in Health Care 3 credits
NURS 5900 Research and Statistics 3 credits
NURS 5901 Evidence in Practice 3 credits


Required School Nurse Courses - 24 credits
NURS 5501 School Nursing I 3 credits
NURS 5502 School Nursing II 3 credits
HED 5300 Community Mental Health 3 credits
EMSE 5560 Introduction to Education: Teaching
Theory & Practice 6 credits

NURS 5500 Advanced Practice in Community Health Nursing
OR
NURS 5400 Epidemiology in Advanced Nursing Practice 3 credits

Required courses for students seeking Instructional School Nurse
Certification - 6 credits

NURS 5510 School Nursing Practicum (required co-requisite:
HED 5500) 3 credits
HED 5500 Health Teaching Practicum (required co-requisite:
NURS 5510) 3 credits


Required courses for students currently holding Instructional School Nurse Certification - 6 credits
NURS 5910 Transcultural Nursing Administration
Practice III 5 credits
NURS 5911 Independent Research in Evidence-Based
Practice in School Nursing 1 credit

TOTAL of 39 Credits to complete program

MSN Bridge (for students with a non-nursing baccalaureate degree)

MSN -Bridge Program is available for students with non-nursing baccalaureate degrees.All non-BSN applicants may apply for the MSN degree with the condition that a minimum of 9 undergraduate credits be completed prior to full admission as follows: 

NURS 3010 Health Assessment (2 credits).
NURS 3200 Professional Nursing Practice: Health Promotion in the Community (5 credits).
NURS 4900 Independent Practicum in Nursing (2 credits).
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