Course Schedules

Nursing@Simmons students can complete the program on a part-time (7 terms) or full-time basis (5-6 terms). Beginning with the May 2020 cohort, students can also pursue their degree on an extended program basis (8 terms). Select from the schedules below to view the courses by term:

MSN

MSN Full-Time Schedule - March 2020

Term 1 | 9 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (4 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 2 | 8 credits

  • NURP 422 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span I (3 credits)
  • NURP 500 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (2 credits)
  • NURP 500A FNP I: Clinical Decision Making (1 credit)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 3 | 11 credits

  • NURP 501 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family (4 credits)
  • NURP 501A FNP II: Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
  • NURP 423 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span II (2 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

Term 4 | 11 credits

  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)
  • NURP 502 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (4 credits)
  • NURP 502A FNP III: Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 5 | 9 credits

  • NURP 503 FNP IV: Primary Care Nursing (4 credits)
  • NURP 503A FNP IV: Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)

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MSN Part-Time Schedule - March 2020

Term 1 | 7 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (4 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)

Term 2 | 7 credits

  • NURP 530 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)
  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)

Term 3 | 6 credits

  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 4 | 6 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 532 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)

Term 5 | 7 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 6 | 8 credits

  • NURP 535 FNP Clinical Decision Making I (6 credits)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 7 | 8 credits

  • NURP 536 FNP Clinical Decision Making II (6 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

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MSN Full-Time Schedule - May 2020 and after

Term 1 | 8 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 2 | 9 credits

  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 530 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 3 | 8 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 532 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)

Term 4 | 7 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 5 | 8 credits

  • NURP 535 FNP Clinical Decision Making I (6 credits)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 6 | 8 credits

  • NURP 536 FNP Clinical Decision Making II (6 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

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MSN Part-Time Schedule - May 2020 and after

Term 1 | 8 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 2 | 6 credits

  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 530 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)

Term 3 | 6 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 4 | 5 credits

  • NURP 532 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)

Term 5 | 7 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 6 | 8 credits

  • NURP 535 FNP Clinical Decision Making I (6 credits)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 7 | 8 credits

  • NURP 536 FNP Clinical Decision Making II (6 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

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MSN Extended Schedule - May 2020 and after

Term 1 | 6 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)

Term 2 | 5 credits

  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 3 | 6 credits

  • NURP 530 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 4 | 5 credits

  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)

Term 5 | 6 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 532 FNP II Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)

Term 6 | 6 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 7 | 8 credits

  • NURP 535 FNP Clinical Decision Making I (6 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

Term 8 | 6 credits

  • NURP 536 FNP Clinical Decision Making II (6 credits)

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