The Nurse Educator concentration is an intensive Master of Science in Nursing degree designed for completion in one year. The curriculum is built on theory and skills acquired in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. The purpose is to prepare nurses to become nurse educators and accomplish their career goals in academic, practice and service settings. The program utilizes adult learning theory: course content is presented in relation to nursing and education theory, curriculum development, critical thinking, leadership and nurse educator roles, and traditional and online teaching strategies in nursing.
Applications for part time enrollment are accepted for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Applicants who wish to apply for full time enrollment must begin the program in the summer semester to graduate the following summer. Please follow the application deadlines designated on the application packet.
Stephanie Pierce, PhD, MN, RN, CNE
Director of Nurse Educator Concentration
For further information about this program of study, please contact the Office of Student Services/Affairs:
Phone Numbers: 504-568-4113
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org