Master of Science in Nursing | MSN | Generalist | Methodist College

Master of Science in Nursing - Generalist Program at Methodist College

Today's professional nurses continually seek opportunities to learn and grow in their career. Whether through continuing education programs or pursing advanced degrees, nurses must be prepared to respond to the ever-changing demands of today's healthcare environment.

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What To Expect During the MSN - Prelicensure Program

The Methodist College Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is a generalist degree that allows students the opportunity to select specific courses  to meet their educational and professional goals. Twenty (20) credits of foundational course work meet the core requirements of a master's degree in nursing as specified by The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Students  complete the foundational courses and then elect an additional minimum fifteen (15) credits of nurse educator and complete the minimum 35 credit master's degree. 

Courses and Credit Hours

Graduate Nursing Courses

Course Number

Credit Hours

Theoretical Foundations of Nursing & Nursing Education



Roles, Issues, and Public Health Policy



Leading Change in Healthcare and Nursing Education



Informatics in Nursing Practices & Nursing Education



Evidence Base Practice



Statistical Analysis in Clinical Research and Nursing Practice



Internship in Advanced Nurse Generalist



  Subtotal   20
  Graduate Nursing Electives Subtotal 15 
  Total Hours  35 

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Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing - Generalist program at Methodist College. 

MSN - Generalist Program Outcomes

1.  Professional Development (Disciplinary Excellence)

  • Develop and facilitate interdisciplinary teams using effective group dynamics to coordinate, foster, and evaluate safe patient care.
  • Collaborate with a variety of individuals using effective team dynamics to manage teamwork effectively and appropriately.
  • Create meaningful community partnerships to provide holistic care to disparate populations.

2.  Intellectual Development (Critical and creative thinking; engages in research and?scholarship)

  • Utilize evidence to engage in validating knowledge relevant to nursing.
  • Translate current evidence to practice setting
  • Analyzes trends in health care and organizational functions as they impact the profession of nursing and patient care.

3.  Social and Ethical Responsibility

  • Demonstrates commitment to social justice and advocacy for clients (individuals, communities, and families
  • Analyze differences in cultural norms and healthcare practices
  • Provides culturally competent care for ALL patients in a variety of healthcare systems.

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