Course Schedules

Nursing@Simmons students can complete the program on a part-time or full-time basis. Select from the schedules below to view the courses by term:

RN to MSN

RN to MSN Full-Time Schedule

Term 1 | 8 credits

NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (4 credits)
NURP 345 Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing (4 credits)

Term 2 | 8 credits

NURP 492 Health Assessment (4 credits)
MA 418 Statistics (4 credits)

Term 3 | 7 credits

NURP 387 Nursing Care of Individuals (4 credits)
NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)

Term 4 | 7 credits

NURP 454 Leadership & Management (4 credits)
NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 5 | 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 6 | 11 credits

NURP 501 FNP II Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (4 credits)
NURP 501A FNP II Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
NURP 504 Family Theory: Health and Illness (3 credits)
NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

Term 7 | 10 credits

NURP 423 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span II (2 credits)
NURP 502 FNP III Primary Care Nursing (4 credits)
NURP 502A FNP III Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 8 | 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)

RN to MSN Part-Time Schedule

Term 1 | 8 credits

NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (4 credits)
NURP 345 Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing (4 credits)

Term 2 | 8 credits

NURP 492 Health Assessment (4 credits)
MA 418 Statistics (4 credits)

Term 3 | 7 credits

NURP 387 Nursing Care of Individuals (4 credits)
NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)

Term 4 | 7 credits

NURP 454 Leadership & Management (4 credits)
NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 5 | 5 credits

NURP 422 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span I (3 credits)
NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 6 | 7 credits

NURP 423 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span II (2 credits)
NURP 504 Family Theory: Health and Illness (3 credits)
NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)

Term 7 | 5 credits

NURP 500 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (2 credits)
NURP 500A FNP I Clinical Decision Making (1 credit)
NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 8 | 9 credits

NURP 501 FNP II Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (4 credits)
NURP 501A FNP II Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)
NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)

Term 9 | 6 credits

NURP 502 FNP III Primary Care Nursing (4 credits)
NURP 502A FNP III Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)

Term 10 | 6 credits

NURP 503 FNP IV Primary Care Nursing (4 credits)
NURP 503A FNP IV Clinical Decision Making (2 credits)