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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN)
 
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St. Mary's School of Medicine is in a transitioning process and will not be admitting a cohort class at this time. Do contact the St. Mary'sSchool of Medicine to inquire as to when the next cohort classes will begin.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PROGRAM (CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All students applying for admission into the Master of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Educator) must have attained a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (including completion of all pre-requisites) from an accredited institution in order to be considered for admission directly into the Master of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Educator) program. Students must have a valid nursing license prior to formally being accepted into the Master of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Educator) Program.  

Note: Students whom have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and have maintained a 3.0 GPA in Trimester One through Trimester Four of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program and plan to earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree, can enroll as a post-baccalaureate student and take up to eight approved courses from the MSN (Clinical Nurse Educator) Program before formally being accepted into the MSN Program.

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PROGRAM (CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR)  - CURRICULUM

FIRST TRIMESTER CREDITS
Nursing Theory and Research I 4
Healthcare Policy, Delivery and Organization 4
Advanced Role transition and development for the Nurse Specialist 4
Information Systems and Technology for Improved Healthcare/Patient Safety  4
   
SECOND TRIMESTER CREDITS
Nursing Theory and Research II 4
Advanced Pathophysiology 4
Advanced Pharmacology and Clinical Decision Making 4
Advanced Health and Physical Assessment  4
   
THIRD TRIMESTER CREDITS
Measuring Educational Outcomes in Nursing 4
Engaged Learning 4
Nursing Education Curriculum Development 4
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 4
   
FOURTH TRIMESTER  CREDITS
Evidence – Based Client Care Management  4
Epidemiology 4
Healthcare Issues and Trends 4
Advanced Role Practicum  4
   

ADMISSION APPLICATION INFORMATION

 The following documents is required to be submitted along with the application for admission and or be present at the time the application is being reviewed by the admissions committee:

  1. Completed application forms
  2. All official transcripts (transcripts must to forwarded directly from each institution attended)
  3. 4 passport size photographs
  4. Copy of birth certificate and passport
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Police report
  7. Resume
  8. Personal Statement (explain your accomplishments and reason for considering a career as a medical doctor / nurse)
  9. Physical Examination report and Immunization record

 All candidates will be interviewed in person or by telephone before a final decision is made by the admissions committee with regards to the applicant’s acceptance.

 

TRANSFER CREDIT INFORMATION

St. Mary’s School of Medicine does accept transfer students. The coursework that will be accepted for transfer credit will be accepted and will be evaluated on an individual basis.

All coursework completed with a 3.0 GPA or better from the MSN Program (Clinical Nurse Educator) at St. Mary’s School of Medicine prior to formally being accepted into the MSN Program (Clinical Nurse Educator) will be eligible for full transfer credit.

GRADING SYSTEM:  

Examinations will be given in each nursing course throughout the trimester. Final exams are given at the end of each trimester and all the final examinations are comprehensive. The smaller examinations, quizzes, presentations etc. in a course will be at the discretion of the instructor. A score of 75% higher is required to pass examinations in the nursing courses.

Letter Grade Percentage Grade Point
A    93%-100% 4.0
A-   90%-92.9% 3.7
B+ 87%-89.9% 3.3
83%-86.9% 3.0
B- 80%-82.9% 2.7
C+ 77%-79.9%  2.3
73%-76.9%  2.0
C- 70%-72.9% 1.7 
D+ 67%-69.9%  1.3
63%-66.9% 1.0
D-  60%-62.9% 0.7
F 0%-59.9%  0
F=Fail    
I=Incomplete    
W=Withdrawal    
R=Re-examination    
RM=Re-mediation    
IP=In Progress    

Note: ST. MARY’S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE reserves the right to make any changes to the CURRICULUM indicated above at anytime. All changes will be applicable to all students.