Master of Science in Nursing Education Curriculum

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Both synchronous (live, real-time) and asynchronous (on your own, not live) formats are used. Most of the course work is asynchronous but live sessions are scheduled in selected online courses. Students should consult with individual course syllabi for specific live session requirements.

Please see the chart below for an example of the Master of Science in Nursing Education curriculum

Master of Science in Nursing Education

Recommended Program of Study
Summer Semester
Graduate Intensive
Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
NURS 6204 Theoretical Perspectives of Teaching (3)
NURS 9101 Theoretical Basis for Clinical Scholarship (2)
NURS 9115 Scholarly Writing at the Graduate Level (1)







Total credits: 6
NURS 6201 Advanced Pathophysiology and Pedagogies for Teaching (3)
NURS 6202 Advanced Pharmacology and Pedagogies for Teaching (3)
NURS 6205 Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3)







Total Credits: 9
Graduate Intensive

NURS 6207 Clinical Specialty Practicum I (2)
NURS 9106 Informatics (3)
NURS 9111 Biomedical Ethics (2)




Total credits: 7
Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
NURS 6206 Teaching Strategies and Methods in Nursing Education (3)
NURS 6208 Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3)
NURS 6209 Clinical Specialty Practicum II (2)

Total credits: 8
NURS 6203 Advanced Physical Assessment and Pedagogies for Teaching (3)
NURS 6210 Nursing Education Capstone (3)


Total credits: 6

Last updated: 8/24/2018

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