School of Nursing
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MSN-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 – Nursing Education curriculum

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Education

Recommended Program of Study
Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (3)
Health Assessment Across the Lifespan Clinical – 90 hours (1)
Theoretical Basis for Clinical Scholarship (2)
Scholarly Writing at the Graduate Level (1)


Total credits: 7
Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis (3)
Advanced Pharmacology (3)
Theoretical Perspectives of Teaching (3)



Total Credits: 9
Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3)
Informatics (3)
Biomedical Ethics (2)



Total credits: 8
Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
Teaching Strategies and Methods in Nursing Education (3)
Clinical Specialty Practicum – 135 hours (3)


Total credits: 6
Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3)
Nursing Education Capstone – 135 hours (3)


Total credits: 6

Last updated: 10/8/2018

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