Nurse Educator

Graduate students who select the 33 credit hour nursing educator option will be prepared to design and use multiple educational delivery systems and teaching strategies.

In addition, the graduates will be able to develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum that will prepare nurses who are responsive to current and future health care systems.

Curriculum

First Year

Course Semester
500 - Theoretical Foundations Fall
710 - Biostatistics Fall
532 - Foundations of Education in Nursing Spring
726 - Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice Spring

Second Year

Course Semester
531 - Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology Across the Lifespan (64 practicum hours) Fall
536 - Issues & Roles in Nursing Education Fall
622 - Evidence-Based Inquiry Spring
540 - Evaluation Strategies in Nursing Education Spring
815 - Organizational Management & Leadership in Health Care Systems Summer

Third Year

Course Semester
600.1 - Educator Practicum Fall
600.2 - Educator Practicum Fall