Nurse Educator Concentration

The Master of Science in Nursing –Nurse Educator concentration nursing will prepare individuals for the nurse educator role in academic or staff development settings. The curriculum integrates core master’s-level concepts, advanced clinical foundations (assessment, pharmacology, pathophysiology) and education-focused courses. Students develop teaching strategies in the didactic and clinical setting, synthesize teaching/learning theories, and acquire skills in curriculum development. Clinical practicum objectives include the student’s ability to provide didactic and clinical instruction within the academic or clinical settings.

Foundations of Advanced Nursing
9 Credits
NURS600 Theoretical Fndn Adv Nurs Prac 3
NURS601 MSN Orientation Seminar 0
NURS640 Nurs Research & Evid-Base Prac 3
NURS670 Transform NursingPractice Role 3
Advanced Nursing Core
9 Credits
NURS735 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS738 Advanced Pharmacology 3
NURS740 Advanced Health Assessment 2
NURS740V Advanced Health Assessment Lab 1
Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
26 Credits
NURS768 FNP I-Hlth Prom Adv Prac Nurs 2
NURS768C FNP I-Hlt Prom Adv Prac Nur Cl 1
NURS772 FNP Onsite Campus Intensive 1
NURS776 FNP II-Acute & Episodic Prob 2
NURS776C FNP II-Acute & Episdic Prob Cl 5
NURS781 Adv Prac Nurs Care Wmn Fam Ped 2
NURS781C Adv Prac Nur Care Wn Fam Ped C 5
NURS786 FNP Mgt Patient/Family Chronic 2
NURS786C FNP Mgt Patient/Familiy Chr Cl 5
NURS788 Advanced Gerontology 1
Capstone
1 Credits
NURS794 Family Nurse Practitioner Caps 1