2023-2024 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Graduate Catalog

ADN/ASN to Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Program is under review and subject to change/closure/replacement. Program is closed to new admits.

Associate Degree in Nursing/Associate of Science in Nursing to MSN: 57-76 Credits

General Education - Distribution Areas: 40 Credits*

*General Education credits are not included in the Total Required Credits for this program.

  • Natural Sciences/Applied Sciences (19):
    • College Algebra or higher-level math (3); Anatomy (4); Physiology (4); Microbiology (4); Intro to Chemistry or higher-level Chemistry (4)
  • Social Sciences (9):
    • Intro to Psychology (3); Developmental Psychology (3); Speech (3)
  • Humanities (6):
    • English Composition I (3); English Composition II (3)
  • Other Liberal Arts courses (6)**

Advanced Education Courses - Optional: 9 Credits

NOTE: Individuals who desire a role as an educator may choose to take three additional education courses.

Total Required Credits (excl Gen Ed): 57-76

**Liberal arts credit may be chosen from political science, history, English literature, languages, philosophy, biology, chemistry, psychology, sociology, geography, economics, religion, and fine arts (no more than three credits may be in fine arts).

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