NursingWestern Health Sciences

Master of Nursing (ANP) Curriculum

MN-ANP Curriculum

To meet the academic objectives of the MN-ANP program, students are required to complete eight or nine (depending on the chosen field) total courses and a research practicum, which serves as the Milestone for the degree.

For more information about the courses listed below please view the course descriptions page.

Full-Time Program

Year 1

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9661 - Foundations of Nursing
  • Nursing 9611 - Statistical Analysis & Application
  • One of:
    • Nursing 9678 - Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion (if in Health Promotion, Option 1 field)
    • Nursing 9600 - Issues and Concepts in Advanced Nursing Practice (if in Health Promotion, Option 2 field)
    • Nursing 9674 - Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Education (if in Nursing Education field)
    • Possible elective of student’s choice (two electives must be taken in program)

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9662 - Post-Positivist Research
  • Nursing 9663 - Interpretive and Critical Research
  • Nursing 9676 - Leadership and Management of Nursing and Health Services (if in Health Services Delivery field)
  • Possible elective of student’s choice (two electives must be taken in program)

Summer Term

  • Remaining elective of student’s choice (two electives must be taken in program)

Year 2

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9693 - Knowledge Synthesis (related to the chosen field of study)

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9665 - Research Practicum (within the context of the chosen field of study)

Part-Time Program

Course schedules for the part-time option are established on a case-by-case basis and are coordinated through the Graduate Programs Assistant.