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  MASTER OF ARTS IN NURSING (Major in Clinical Supervision)

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAM

  • B.S.N. graduate
  • a grade point average of at least 2.0 (85% or B)
  • must have passed the Nurse Licensure Examination
  • is legally allowed to practice nursing in the Philippines for the current year and during the entire duration of the program
  • satisfactory performance in the Admission Test (IQ, English Proficiency exams administered by the University Testing Center) and in the interview conducted by either the Graduate Coordinator or the Dean of the College.

NOTE: Prospective students who do not satisfy the minimum grade requirement but who pass the Admission Test and Interview may be admitted on probation and a re-evaluation of her/his status will be made after the student would have completed twelve (12) units of course work.

ADMISSION PROCESS

   The applicant:
  • submits a photocopy of the TOR and preliminary interview is done by the Graduate Program Coordinator or Dean of the College
  • takes the Admission Test at the Testing Center and submits the result to the Graduate Program Coordinator or Dean of the College. Interview follows
  • accomplishes application for admission
  • follows the prescribed enrolment process upon advice of the Graduate Program Coordinator or Dean of the College
   Requirements for enrolment:
  • For USC BSN Graduate
    • Student’s Personal Data
    • Certificate of Recommendation
    • Photocopy of Nurse Licensure Examination Ratings
    • Photocopy of PRC License
    • 2  x  2 colored picture with white background  (3 copies)
    • long brown envelope
  • For Non USC BSN Graduate
    • Original and photocopy of:
    • Certificate of Transfer Credential
    • Informative copy of the Transcript of Records
    • Certificate of Good Moral Character   
    • Student’s Personal Data
    • Certificate of Recommendation
    • Photocopy of Nurse Licensure Examination Ratings
    • Photocopy of PRC License
    • 2  x  2 colored picture with white background  (3 copies)
    • long brown envelope

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

The M.A. in Nursing Program with focus in Clinical Supervision consists of 36 units of course work enriched with 576 practicum hours.  The program has been designed to equip the graduate nurse with the concepts, theories and experiences that support teaching and learning in educational and practice settings.  The entire program will consist of 15 credits of Core Courses with emphasis on theories and role development; 9 credits of Clinical Teaching Courses and 4 Seminar Courses which will provide the graduate student with the latest trends in the 4 tracks of Nursing:  Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.  The program will be offered on a trimester basis and thus may be completed within 3 semesters of full-time study (12 units per semester).  A special project or paper in clinical supervision will be required as part of course requirement for the clinical teaching component.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The graduate students of this program will achieve the following outcomes through completion of this program:

  1.   integrate nursing and educational theories and standards into the designs, implementation and evaluation of clinical nursing programs;
  2.   apply teaching-learning and supervisory strategies based on an assessment of the learner;
  3.   design measures to effectively evaluate the learner and clinical program outcomes;
  4.   identify trends in the rapidly changing health care arena specifically in the four fields of nursing specialization: Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing.

COURSE OFFERING

COURSE  NO.

DESCRIPTIVE  TITLE

UNITS

CORE COURSES    (15 units)

MNCS
MNCS
MNCS
MNCS

100
101
102
103

Theoretical Foundations in Nursing
Theoretical Foundations – Role Development
Societal Factors Related to Wellness
Nursing Research

3
3
3
6

CLINICAL TEACHING COURSES    (9 units)

MNCS
MNCS
MNCS

104
105
106

Education in Nursing
Principles and Strategies of Clinical Teaching and Supervision
Evaluation in Clinical Supervision

3
3
3

SEMINAR COURSES  WITH 576 PRACTICUM HOURS    (12 units)

MNCS
MNCS
MNCS
MNCS

107
108
109
110

Seminar in Medical-Surgical Nursing
Seminar in Maternal and Child Health Nursing
Seminar in Community Health Nursing
Seminar in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

3
3
3
3

Comprehensive Examination