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Nurse Educator

This concentration is designed to prepare practicing nurses to assume roles as educators in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs, staff development programs, continuing education programs, and community health education programs.  Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) nurse educator certification examination. Please refer to the program flyer, right side of the page, for more information.

Sample Full-Time Plan of Study for Nurse Educator

Semester

Course #

Course

Semester Hrs.

Fall

NUR 5000

Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice

3

 

NUR 5020

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

Spring

NUR 5010

Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice

3

 

NUR 5040

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making

3

Fall

NUR 5030

Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology in Nursing

3

 

NUR 5300

Educating Diverse Populations

3

Spring

NUR 5310

Curriculum Theory and Design in Nursing Education

3

 

NUR 5320

Classroom Teaching and Integration of Technology

3

Fall

NUR 5330

Clinical Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators

3

 

NUR 5340

Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education

3

Spring

NUR 5350

Nurse Educator Capstone Practicum

6

 

NUR 5360

Master’s Nurse Educator Research or Action Project

3

 

 

Total Hours

39

 

*Summer courses may be available, however are not guaranteed. Courses are subject to availability requirements.