Curriculum

Post-Master's Certificate - Nursing Education

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Program of Study

A Post Master's Certificate option exists for individuals who are seeking to become either an academic or clinical nurse educator. The Post Master's Certificate is for individuals that have a Master of Science in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) or the Collegiate commission on Nursing Education (CCNE). The identification of courses within the existing program of study to be taken, challenged, and/or transferred will be determined on an individual basis upon review of the applicant's Master's degree transcripts.

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Core Courses

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
NU 700
Theories and Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice
3 CR.HR.
NU 702
Pharmacotherapeutics
3 CR.HR.
NU 704
Advanced Health Assessment
3 CR.HR.
NU 706
Advanced Pathophysiology
3 CR.HR.
NU 710
Nursing Research
3 CR.HR.
NU 730
Interprofessional Issues in Rural Community Health
3 CR.HR.
NU 740
Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges
3 CR.HR.
NU 840
Nurse Educator Capstone
1-3 CR.HR.

Specialty Courses

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
NU 830
Teaching Learning Theories and Strategies in Nursing Education
3 CR.HR.
NU 832
Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
3 CR.HR.
NU 834
Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education
3 CR.HR.
NU 836
Informatics and Technology in Nursing Education
3 CR.HR.
NU 838
Internship/Clinical Practicum in Nursing Education
2-4 CR.HR.