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Nurse Educator Track

Nurse Educator students learn about curriculum development, teaching strategies and methods for student and program evaluation. Graduates are prepared to teach in academic or clinical settings.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Educator, or Nurse Administrator consists of 37 credit hours at the graduate level, including 19 credit hours in nursing core courses, and 18 credit hours in Specialty courses. The Master of Science in Nursing with the Clinical Nurse Leader® concentration consists of 38 credit hours, 19 credit hours in the nursing core courses and 19 credit hours in specialty courses.

MSN Core Courses (required before specialty courses for all tracks):

NUR 612 Theoretical Foundation (3 Hrs.)

NUR 624 Health Policy (3 Hrs.)

NUR 628 Informatics in Health Care (3 Hrs.)

NUR 630 Data Interpretations (3 Hrs.)

NUR 632 Research Methods (3 Hrs.)

NUR 655 Integrative Clinical Concepts (3 Hrs)

NUR 656 Integrative Clinical Concepts Practicum* (1 Hr) - 75 Clinical Hours

Nurse Educator Track Specialty Courses

NUR 620 Curriculum Building & Evaluation (3 Hrs.)

NUR 633 Teaching & Learning in Nursing Education (3 Hrs.)

NUR 636 Assessment & Evaluation in Nursing Education (3 Hrs.)

NUR 638 Leadership in Nursing Education (3 Hrs.)

NUR 644 Nurse Educator Practicum (4 Hrs.) 150 practicum hours

NUR 670 Nursing Capstone Project (2 Hrs.)

NUR 671 Nursing Capstone Continuation (1-2 Hrs. if needed)


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