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McNeese State University
College of Nursing


Office Location:
4205 Ryan Street Hardtner Hall

Mailing Address:
Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415
Phone:(337) 475-5820

Undergraduate Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5821
337.475.5821
E-mail: Dena Bumgarden,
Administrative Assistant


MSN Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5753
337.475.5753
E-mail:
Stephenie Lavoi,
Administrative Assistant

Nurse Executive Curriculum

Nurse Executive Curriculum


Semester 1 Fall
Course Number Course title Credit/clock hrs
500/600 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing 3
502/602 Generating Evidence for Nursing Practice 3
509/609 Population Based Primary Care 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 9

Semester 2 Spring
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
546/646 Policy, Organization, and Structure in Health Care Systems (SPRING ONLY) 3
548/648 Nurse Leadership/Management in Health Care Organizations (SPRING ONLY) 3
549/649 Health Care Workforce Management (SPRING ONLY) 3
554/654 Nurse Leadership and Administration Field Study (SPRING ONLY) 2/75
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 11/75

Semester 3 Fall
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
556/656 Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing Administration (FALL ONLY) 3
558/658 Fiscal and Economic Principles for Nurse Leaders (FALL ONLY) 4
555/655 Nurse Leaderhip and Administration Field Study II (FALL ONLY) 2/75
*595/695 Focused Scholarly Project 3
OR
*599/699 Thesis 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 12/75

Semester 4 Spring
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
559/659 Nurse Leadership and Administration Internship (SPRING ONLY) 3/150
*595/695 Focused Scholarly Project 3
OR
*599/699 Thesis 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 6/150

Total Hours
TOTAL CURRICULUM CREDIT HOURS 35-38
TOTAL CURRICULUM CLINICAL/CLOCK HOURS 300

All students must complete either Thesis (N599/699) OR Focused Scholarly Project (N595/695). Students who elect to enroll in Thesis will earn a total of 6 credits. Students who elect to enroll in Focused Scholarly Project will earn a total of 3 credits.AC/VW/PB (Coordinating Committee) 3.28.07; 7.27.07; ICMSN Curriculum Committee Rev. 7.23.09; 11/2010