Jun 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Nursing Education Concentration, M.S.N.

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Degree Requirements

  • Follow the Graduate School Grading System as published in the TTU Graduate School Catalog. (NOTE: only grades of A, B, and S are considered satisfactory at the graduate nursing level.)
  • Required GPA: A graduate nursing student is required to maintain a cumulative grade average of at least B (3.0) on all courses taken for degree purposes. Credit toward a degree objective will be granted for any graduate course in which a grade of A, B, or S is assigned; however, not more than six (6) hours of credit below a B grade will be allowed. If a grade of D, U, F, WF, or NF is assigned in a nursing degree-related course, the course must be repeated; and both the original grade and the grade for the repeat will be counted in the cumulative average. A nursing course may be repeated only one (1) time and no more than two (2) nursing courses may be repeated.

ADN or Diploma Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in another Discipline Accelerated Option

The following pathway is provided allowing a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in another field to complete their Master’s in Nursing degree:

BSN to MSN Degree Requirements

  • MSN Core Courses: 15 hours
  • Required Concentration Core: 16 hours
  • Practicum Requirement: 6 hours
  • Total: 40 hours

Nursing Education Concentration

Total practice contact hours = 360

Clinical Focus Practicum = 120

Nursing Education Practicum = 240

*Students choosing the nursing education concentration who desire to take national certification exams for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) will also need to meet requirements in the CNS option.

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