Curriculum List

Core Classes (20 Credits)

NURS 500: Technology in Healthcare and Education (2)
NURS 501: Statistics for Evidence-based Practice (3)
NURS 502: Nursing Research Design and Methodology (3)
NURS 503: Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 504: Advanced Pharmacology (3)
NURS 505: Advanced Physical Assessment (3)
NURS 506: Christian Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Advanced Nursing (3)

Track: Nurse Educator (19 credits)

NURS 520: Foundations and Applications of Nurse Educator Role (3)
NURS 521: Curriculum in Nursing Education (3)
NURS 522: Principles of Measurement and Evaluation (3)
NURS 530: Teaching Methods for Clinical Practice in Nursing Education (6)
NURS 531: Nurse Educator: Leadership Role Development - Capstone (4)

Optional Course (3 credits)

NURS 540: Clinical Specialty Practicum Experience (3)

RN-MSN degree option: Master of Science in Nursing-nurse educator track (150 credits)

The curriculum of the RN-MSN track incorporates five areas of general education courses, undergraduate nursing courses, credit for nursing license, and graduate nursing courses.

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Nursing Education (15 credits)

NURS 520: Foundations and Applications of Nurse Educator Role (3)
NURS 521: Curriculum in Nursing Education (3)
NURS 522: Principles of Measurement and Evaluation (3)
NURS 530: Teaching Methods for Clinical Practice in Nursing Education (6)

Total Credits

MSN, Nurse Educator Track (39 credits)
MSN, Nurse Educator Track with optional course (42 credits)
MSN, RN-MSN, nurse educator track (150 credits:
120 undergraduate credits;
30 graduate credits
)
CAGS, Nursing Education

(15 credits)