Why gain expertise as a nurse educator?
- Strong demand
- The nation's critical nursing shortage reflects a shortage of nursing faculty.
- Nursing schools need qualified teachers.
- Career satisfaction
- Help solve our state and nationwide nursing shortage.
- Prepare, guide and mentor tomorrow's nurse leaders
- Flexible entry options
Students may gain expertise in nursing education through one of two pathways:
- Stimulating curriculum
There are four nurse educator courses for a total of 12 credits.
MSN and DNP students should register for 600 level courses. PhD students should register for 800 level courses.
|NRSG 691/891||Designing and Evaluating Learner-Centered Curricula
No pre-requisites but recommend completing 692 before 691 or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 692/892||Teaching & Learning Strategies
No pre-requisites or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 693/893||Using Technology to Enhance Teaching & Learning Strategies
Pre-requisites: Complete 691 and 692 or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 694/894||Implementation of the Educator Role: Practicum
Can be taken as a co-requisite with 693. No prerequisites but recommend completing 691, 692, & 693 or with permission of instructor
|TOTAL for Nurse Educator Sequence||12 cr|
Recommended order for course completion: 692 -> 691 -> 694 -> or 692 -> 691 -> 693 & 694 together
Recommended order for course completion: 892 -> 891 -> 894 -> or 892 -> 891 -> 893 & 894 together
* Permission of faculty based on faculty availability to supervise this practicum
For course descriptions, click here.
For PhD course descriptions, click here.
“Nurses are essential partners in our health care delivery system. We cannot train and retain skilled nurses without first ensuring sufficient numbers of qualified nursing instructors.”
— President Barack Obama • March 26, 2009
PhD students — See PhD page for application instructions
MSN students — See MSN page for application instructions
DNP students — See DNP page for application instructions