Course Schedules

Nursing@Simmons students can complete the program on an extended (11 terms), part-time (9 terms), or full-time basis (7 terms). Select from the schedules below to view the courses by term:

RN to MSN

RN to MSN Full-Time Schedule

Term 1 | 11 credits

  • NURP 492 Health Assessment (4 credits)
  • NURP 345 Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing (4 credits)
  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)

Term 2 | 9 credits

  • MA 418 Statistics (4 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 3 | 10 credits

  • NURP 387 Community Health (4 credits)
  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 450 Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 credits)

Term 4 | 9 credits

  • NURP 454 Leadership & Management (4 credits)
  • NURP 530 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span (3 credits)
  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)

Term 5 | 6 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)

Term 6 | 7 credits

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

Term 7 | 8 credits

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

Term 8 | 8 credits

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

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RN to MSN Part-Time Schedule

Term 1 | 7 credits

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

Term 4 | 7 credits

  • NURP 454 Leadership & Management (4 credits)
  • NURP 424 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (3 credits)

Term 5 | 6 credits

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

Term 6 | 5 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 7 | 8 credits

  • NURP 532 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)

Term 8 | 6 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 505 Family Theory: Health and Illness (2 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 9 | 8 credits

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

Term 10 | 8 credits

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

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RN to MSN Extended Schedule May 2020 (and after) 

Term 1 | 7 credits

  • NURP 404 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 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 | 6 credits

  • NURP 387 Community Health (4 credits)
  • NURP 570 Health Promotion: A Global Perspective (2 credits)

Term 4 | 7 credits

  • NURP 454 Leadership & Management (4 credits)
  • NURP 410 Research Methods (3 credits)

Term 5 | 6 credits

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

Term 6 | 5 credits

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

Term 7 | 6 credits

  • NURP 531 FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family (3 credits)
  • NURP 589 Informatics (3 credits)

Term 8 | 5 credits

  • NURP 532 FNP II: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 507 Scholarly Inquiry I (2 credits)

Term 9 | 6 credits

  • NURP 533 FNP III: Primary Care Nursing (3 credits)
  • NURP 508 Scholarly Inquiry II (2 credits)
  • NURP 534 Immersion Weekend (1 credit)

Term 10 | 6 credits

  • NURP 535 FNP Clinical Decision Making I (6 credits)

Term 11 | 6 credits

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

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