MSN in Nursing Education
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Education prepares nurses for teaching roles in a variety of settings, including traditional and nontraditional academic settings, online/distance settings, and clinical and community settings, using cutting-edge technology and teaching-learning methods. The program emphasizes competencies needed for students to complete the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) certification examination, and is aligned with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing (AACN, 2011) and the National League for Nursing’s Nurse Educator Competencies (NLN, 2013).
|Academic Core Courses||15|
|GNRS 504||Bioethics and Healthcare Policy||3|
|GNRS 501||Theoretical Thinking in Nursing||2|
|GNRS 508A||Research and Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing||4|
|GNRS 506||Spiritual Concept Analysis in Health Care||3|
|GNRS 613||Graduate Statistics||3|
|Clinical Role Courses||6|
|GNRS 516||Integrative Disease and Symptom Management||3|
|GNRS 518||Supervised Practicum in Health Care 1||3 (1/2)|
|Nurse Educator Role Courses||16|
|GNRS 660||Theories of Teaching and Instruction||3|
|GNRS 664||Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nursing Education||3|
|GNRS 662||Assessment, Curriculum, Development, and Outcomes||3|
|GNRS 661||Leadership and Role Development in Nursing Education||3|
|GNRS 663||Clinical Practicum in Nursing Education 1||3 (0/3)|
|GNRS 597||Comprehensive Examination Directed Study||1|
Units in parentheses are classroom/clinical units
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.