Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) - Adult-Gerontology CNS Track

College of Health Sciences
Core Curriculum
NSG 530Nursing Theories & Issues3
NSG 531Healthcare Policy, Finance & Organization3
NSG 532Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing3
NSG 533Physical Assessment for APNs4
NSG 534Pharmacology for APN3
NSG 535Population-based Health Promotion3
NSG 536Evidence Based Practice Research4
NSG 537Bioethical Decision Making in Health Care3
Adult-Gerontology CNS Track
NSG 551Wellness & Health Promotion2
NSG 552Management of Adults with Acute & Chronic Illness3
NSG 553Management of Adults with Complex Acute & Chronic Illness3
NSG 554APN Adult Health/Gero Theories of Normal Aging3
NSG 555APN Adult Health/Gero Differential Diagnosis3
NSG 556APN Adult Health/Gero Health Illness Transitions3
Total Credits Required43

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
HEA 548A Life Span Approach to Public Health3
NSG 556APN Adult Health/Gero Health Illness Transitions3
 Credits6
Semester Two
NTD 601Nutrition Health in Aging3
NSG 554APN Adult Health/Gero Theories of Normal Aging3
 Credits6
Year Two
Semester Three
Select one of the following:3
HEA 645Global Community Health Promotion3
EXS 690Exercise and Older Adults3
SWG 571Social Work With Older Adults3
 Credits3
Semester Four
Select one of the following:3
HEA 650 (HEA and NTD and NSG)Applied Learning Experience II3
SWG 597Field Practicum II3
SWG 599Field Practicum IV3
EXS 699Research II3
200 NSG clinical hours3
 Credits3