M.S. in Nurse Educator (Blended Format)
This is a 36 credit M.S. program that prepares the registered nurse for the role of academic teacher or staff development specialist. The core courses are curriculum development, theories of teaching and learning, teaching methodologies, use of stimulation, and testing and outcomes measurements. The academic track includes courses in pathophysiology, advanced physical assessment and advanced pharmacology. The staff development track’s additional courses are nursing budgets, organizational performance and informatics.
This program is presented in a blended format. All courses are web-enhanced using BlackBoard. Basic computer skills are required.
Approximately 45% of the class sessions are delivered online with the remaining class sessions delivered face-to-face.