Degree Requirements

Advising


Course List

Master of Science in Nursing — Nurse Educator Concentration

Recommended Prerequisites (not required)

  • ESRM 5393 — Statistics in Education and Health Professions (Offered in Spring, Summer and Fall semesters)

Graduate Nursing Core

  • NURS 5043 — Concepts of Health Promotion within Diverse Populations (Sp)
  • NURS 5053 — Evidence-Based Practice and Innovation in Nursing (Fa)
  • NURS 5063 — Health Care Policy (Su)
  • NURS 5523 — Healthcare Informatics (Su)
  • NURS 5403 — Scholarly Writing (Su - 10 weeks)

Graduate Clinical Core

  • NURS 5143 — Advanced Pathophysiology (Fa)
  • NURS 5102 — Advanced Health Assessment, Physical Examination and Diagnostic Reasoning (Sp) — Recommend enrollment in the Clinical Practicum component for all M.S.N. students with an interest in advanced practice NURS 5111
  • NURS 5123 — Pharmacotherapeutics (Sp)

Nurse Educator Concentration Core

  • NURS 5073 — Curriculum Design and Development in Nursing Education (Fa)
  • NURS 5083 — Methods of Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education (Su – 10 weeks) — Recommend completion of NURS 5073 or 5093 prior to enrollment
  • NURS 5093 — Instructional Design and Delivery in Nursing Education (Sp)
  • NURS 5343 — Specialty Development: Teaching Practicum — Prerequisites NURS 5073, 5083, 5093

Thesis or Scholarly Project

  • NURS 579V — To be completed at the end of the program of study
  • Independent Study (Sp, Fa)
  • or NURS 600V
  • Master's Thesis (Sp, Fa) 3-6 credits

Total Hours — 38-41

All M.S.N. candidates must successfully complete a scholarly project to meet comprehensive written exam requirements.