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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Track (Bridge Option) - On-campus and Online


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Director, Graduate and Doctoral Nursing Education
Donna Proulx, RN, MS, PHD (candidate), CCRN-CSC

Office : Sylvia Trottier Hall
Phone : (603) 897-8647
Email : dproulx@rivier.edu

The non-Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Option (Bridge) for RNs is a program entry path to the MS in Nursing designed for the registered nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study other than Nursing.

Prerequisites


  • Undergraduate statistics (or evidence of completion)
  • Document two years (full-time or equivalent) RN experience
  • Show evidence of a minimum GPA 3.0 from an accredited nursing program

Degree Requirements (49 credits)


Required Courses


  • NSG 404 Leadership and Management Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion or challenge class once accepted)
    and 
  • NSG 409 Community/Public Health Nursing Credits: 3 (or evidence of completion  or challenge class once accepted)
    Both NSG 404 and NSG 409 must be taken prior to NSG 516 and NSG 517.

Other Program Requirements


  • Students may take NSG 404 and NSG 409 prior to matriculating.
  • Students must follow their Program of Studies when registering for courses. If students wish to make a change to their Program of Studies, they must request the change in writing to the Graduate Nursing Education Program Director.
  • Students must complete clinical/practicum requirements four months prior to practicum courses.

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