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Nurse Education

You enjoy working with students.

You offer compassionate care for others.

You inspire.

If you’ve completed your BSN and want to broaden your knowledge base in preparation for entry into academia, or doctoral study, this Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is designed for you. In this Education track, you will develop, test, and evaluate ideas relevant to the nurse educator core competencies, along with critically examining concepts and theories in relation to nursing practice, teaching-learning strategies, curriculum and course development, professional issues, and the monitoring and evaluation of student learning. Ethical, moral, and spiritual concepts are integrated into the curriculum to aid in the development of advanced knowledge and skills to better prepare you for servant leadership. These skills will prepare you to innovatively lead the profession of nursing forward. You will interact with a variety of interprofessional partners to explore best practices and will be able to enter a new nursing role as an academic nurse educator.

Overview

Format
Accelerated 8 week classes meet online, with options to double up on classes
Program Length
In as little as 15 months (with accelerated schedule options)
Credit Hours
33
Start Dates

Total Cost

Tuition per Credit Hour
$690
Credit Hours to Complete
33
Approximate Total Due
$22,700

Curriculum

Program Features

This track includes two practicum experiences working with approved, self-selected preceptors. The first practicum experience includes a 30-hour advanced clinical experience. The second involves a hands-on experience with a preceptor in the academic setting to complete 120-hours of practicum.