NursingWestern Health Sciences

Master of Nursing (ANP) Curriculum and Requirements

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.

Practicum Site Requirements

Students taking courses (N9615, N9664, N9693) that involve research/practicum at off-campus sites should be aware that they may be required to complete site-specific requirements prior to beginning their practicum. These requirements may include proof of immunization, police record check with vulnerable sector screening, mask fit testing, orientation, etc. Students will work with the School of Nursing’s Placement Coordinator, Requirements & Information to ensure that all requirements are met prior to beginning the practicum.

Full-Time Program

Year 1

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9661 - Foundations of Nursing
  • Nursing 9611 - Statistical Analysis & Application
  • One of:
    • 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)
    • Nursing 9676 - Leadership and Management of Nursing and Health Services
      (if in Health Services Delivery field)
    • Nursing 9678 - Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion
      (if in Health Promotion, Option 1 field)

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9662 - Post-Positivist Research
  • Nursing 9663 - Interpretive and Critical Research
  • Elective of student’s choice (two electives must be taken in program)

Summer Term

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

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.