School of Nursing
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Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Education

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The Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education is designed to prepare individuals for a nurse educator role including knowledge of curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies, educational needs assessment, and learner-centered theories and methods. Students gain an advanced understanding of the nursing discipline, nursing practice, and the added pedagogical skills. Contemporary educational approaches include developing pedagogies for teaching in traditional, hybrid, and online formats. The Master’s prepared nurse may teach patients and their families and/or student nurses, staff nurses, and variety of direct-care providers. The program is 36 credit hours including 320 applied clinical hours and is designed to be completed in two academic years. .

Last updated: 10/19/2018

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