Nurse Educator, M.S.N. (Online)

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


Only one nursing course may be repeated and it may be repeated only once. A grade of “B” or higher must be achieved in each course. Failure to do so will result in automatic dismissal.

Core Requirements 
NUR 500 – Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models
NUR 514 – Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy, & Advocacy
NUR 540 – Legal Issues in Health Care 
NUR 516 – Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice 
NUR 519 – Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 
NUR 542 – Advanced Concepts in Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Assessment for the Nurse Educator

Role Function (15 credits)
NUR 520 – Curriculum Development and Teaching in Nursing
NUR 523 – Advanced Nursing Practice 
NUR 537 – Role of Nurse Educator

Capstone (select Thesis or Special Project)

Thesis (6 credits)
NUR 590 – Thesis Seminar (must earn a grade of "B" or better) 
NUR 591 – Thesis Guidance (must earn a grade of "B" or better) 

Special Project (3 credits)
NUR 592 – Special Project in Nursing (must earn a grade of "B" or better)

*It is understood that continuance in the Nursing program is contingent upon on-going faculty evaluation of my academic performance, performance in real and/or simulated professional training situations, and ethical and appropriateness of responses and behavior. Any modification must be approved in writing by the MSN coordinator.