The Nurse Educator MS(N) Program curriculum prepares nurses to:
- Implement emerging teaching strategies
- Create innovative curriculum
- Integrate evidence-based practice
- Gain basic advanced practice nursing skills
The MS(N) Educator curriculum provides core master’s coursework in combination with leadership specialty courses.
Educator specialty courses focus on advanced knowledge in teaching strategies and curriculum development as well as advanced knowledge in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and advanced health assessment.
|Core MS(N) Courses|
|N7110||Advanced Nursing Role Acquisition||3|
|N7160||Scientific Foundations for Health Sciences||3|
|N8910||Translational Evidence-Based Nursing Practice||3|
|N8170||Public Health, Sociocultural Issues, and Health Policy||3|
|Specialty MS(N) Nurse Educator|
|N7120||Advanced Nursing Role Acquisition||3|
|N7140||Advanced Health Assessment & Promotion (90 clinical hours)||3.5|
|N7130||Advanced Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics||3|
|N8854||Teaching Strategies in Nursing||3|
|N8864||Curriculum Development in Nursing||3|
|N8874||Evaluation Strategies in Nursing & Healthcare||3|
|N8720||Symptom Management of Acute and Chronic Illnesses (90 clinical hours)||3.5|
|N8950||Teaching Nursing Practicum (240 clinical hours)||4|
Plan of Study
View the MS(N) sample plans of study. Once you are admitted to the program, an advisor will work with you to develop a specific plan for your degree completion.
Certification as a Nurse Educator
The National League for Nursing administers the Certified Nurse Educator exam to recognize excellence in the academic nurse educator. Students who have completed a master’s of science in nursing in the nurse educator area of study and are currently licensed as a registered nurse are eligible to sit for this exam. See National League for Nursing for additional information.