2020-21 Catalogs

MS in Nursing - Nursing Education

The future-oriented M.S. in nursing – nursing education online program prepares students to teach in entry-level nursing programs in both didactic and clinical courses. The program meets the educational criteria for the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Nurse Educator Certificate. This program also provides the foundation for continued professional development and for doctoral study.

The Nursing Education program can be completed in as few as 18 months. Courses are accelerated and delivered asynchronously online over 7 weeks. Both full-time and part-time studies are available. A total of 36 credits is required for completion of the degree, with 50 direct practicum hours required.

Required Courses: (36 credits)

NUR 603 Nursing Theory and Knowledge Development
NUR 604 Nursing Research
NUR 606 Leadership, Health Policy, and Role
NUR 611 Advanced Pathophysiology, Integrated Health Assessment, and Pharmacology I
NUR 612 Advanced Pathophysiology, Integrated Health Assessment, and Pharmacology II
NUR 624 Community and Population-Based Health
NUR 635 Evaluation and Measurement in Nursing Education
NUR 636 Foundations of Nursing Education
NUR 637 Methods of Education in Nursing
NUR 638 Education Practicum and Seminar
NUR 663 Clinical Practicum and Clinical Project Nursing Education

Choose one of the following electives: (3 credits)

MPH 670 Quality Improvement
NUR 659 Information Management and Healthcare Technology