Specified Education Component for Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) Recipients

All NFLP recipients MUST complete specific graduate level education courses as part of the NFLP award criteria. Coursework varies depending on the recipient’s enrolled area of study:

For recipients seeking a MS in Nursing Education, required coursework includes:

  • N8854 Teaching Strategies in Nursing (3 credits),
  • N8864 Curriculum Development in Nursing (3 credits),
  • N8874 Evaluation Strategies in Healthcare (3 credits), AND then take
  • N8950 Teaching Nursing Practicum (4 credits)

For recipients seeking a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree who do NOT have a MS in Nursing education, required coursework includes:

  • N8854 Teaching Strategies in Nursing (3 credits),
  • N8864 Curriculum Development in Nursing (3 credits), AND then take
  • Either N8950 Teaching Nursing Practicum (4 credits) OR N8964 Distance-Mediated Teaching Nursing Practicum (4 credits)

For recipients seeking a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree and HAVE already obtained either a MS in Nursing Education or a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, required coursework includes:

  • 3 credit hours of graduate level education coursework approved by your advisor from the School of Science and Learning Technology (SISTL), College of Education, Sinclair School of Nursing, or other approved education course not previously enrolled in AND then take
  • N8954 Distance-Mediated Teaching Nursing Practicum (4 credits)

Examples of graduate level educator courses available online from the School of Science and Learning Technology (SISTL), College of Education, and Sinclair School of Nursing can be found on the school or college web pages.