Masters of Science in Nursing Educator Option

Description of Program

The Masters of Science in Nursing program offers a 45 credit hour Educator option designed for the baccalaureate Professional nurse. Graduate students will be prepared to design and use multiple educational delivery systems and teaching strategies. In addition, the student will develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum that will prepare nurses responsive to future and current healthcare and educational systems.

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Curriculum Schedule

Master of Science in Nursing Educator Option
Semester Hours
499 Statistics 3
Core Courses
Semester Hours
500 Theoretical Foundations 3
504 Health Promotion 3
508 Nursing Research 3
512 Roles and Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing 3
516 Advances in Nursing Leadership 3
Specific Courses
Semester Hours
517 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning Across the Lifespan (64 practicum hours) 3 (2/1)
519 Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Life Span 3
529 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Across the Life Span 3
620 Research Experience (may be taken over 2 semesters) 6
Educator Option
Semester Hours
532  Foundations of Education in Nursing 3
536 Issues & Roles in Nursing Education 3
540 Evaluation Strategies in Nursing Education 3
600 Educator Practicum (may be taken over 2 semesters) (384 practicum hours) 6 (0/6)
Practicum hours are calculated as 1 credit hour = 4 clock hours
Total Credit Hours 45
Total Practicum Hours 448

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