Nurse Educator, Graduate Certificate

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For further information: NursingGrad@southernct.edu

Application Deadline

October 1 for admission into the spring semester and February 15 for admission into the fall semester.

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Department of Nursing offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree with tracks in nursing education, clinical nurse leader and family nurse practitioner. In addition, family nurse practitioner, clinical nurse leader, and nursing education certificate programs are offered for professional nurses who already hold master's degrees in nursing. Full- or part-time study is available.

Students have the option of completing either a thesis or special project to complete program requirements. The option selected will be determined when initially signing the specific Plan of Study for the program.

Program Sequence - 9 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

NUR 520 — Curriculum Development and Teaching in Nursing(must earn a grade of "B" or better) — 3 credits
NUR 537 — Role of Nurse Educator (must earn a grade of "B" or better) — 6 credits

Gainful Employment
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