Nursing Education

Requirements for Admission

For nurses with a Master's degree, but who seek further preparation in the specialty area of Nursing Education.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Master’s degree (preferably in nursing).
  2. Grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. When GPA is below this, probational acceptance may be considered if the candidate demonstrates potential by other means.
  3. Computer literacy and access to a computer and Internet service is required.
  4. Three current academic and/or professional references.
  5. Licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania or in the state where clinical practice or internship is to be arranged.

MSN Program
Nursing Education

Certificate Option

Course Number Course Title Student Credits Theory Hours Total Theory Hours Clinical Hours Per Week Total Clinical Hours
N 502 Research Methodology 3 3 45 0 0
N 504 Informatics and Healthcare Technology 3 3 45 0 0
N 630 Effective Teaching: Theories and Methods in Nursing Education 3 3 45 0 0
N 631 Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education 3 3 45 0 0
N 632 Nursing Curriculum and Program Design 3 3 45 0 0
N 633 Nursing Education Internship 3 1 15 8 112
Total   18 16  240 112

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