Nursing Education: Education Option (M.S.N.)
About the Program
M.S., Nursing Education Option Program Outcomes Bachelor of Science (BS) to Master of Science (MS). Students enrolled in the Nursing Education option will be prepared to:
Use an evidence based approach that critically applies evidence and integrates theory and research findings to enhance nursing practice. Assume a leadership role in managing human, fiscal, and physical health care resources demonstrating application of health care policy, organization, and financing of healthcare. Understand principles, personal values and beliefs that provide a framework for nursing practice. Analyze systems of health care and determine how the values underpinning them influence care delivered. Understand the nursing profession, advanced nursing roles, the requirements for, and regulation of these roles, and integrate the advanced nursing role into the graduate’s professional practice. Understand, appreciate and value diversity in health and illness and assure the delivery of appropriate patient-centered care. Partner with individuals, groups and communities to achieve and maintain an optimal level of health through an interdisciplinary process.
The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.) program is offered online and requires 43 credits. A full-time or part-time program is available in the Nursing Education option at the discretion of the SON. Delivery of a master’s degree program option in any academic year is based on number of total applicants and ability to establish a full cohort at the time of the admission process as determined by SON.
Required Coursework take the following courses, take 43 credits43 creditsTake the following courses:NURS6600 - Theortical Found Nurs Pract3 creditsNURS6602 - Health Policy3 creditsNURS6610 - Adv Evidence Application3 creditsNURS6612 - Health Care Rural Community2 creditsNURS6613 - Health Assessment2 creditsNURS6613L - Health Assessment Lab1 creditNURS6620 - Adv Human Pathophysiology3 creditsNURS6621 - Adv Nursing Role2 creditsNURS6633 - Rethinking Nursing Education3 creditsNURS6635 - Curriculum Issues and Devl3 creditsNURS6639 - Teach Learn Strat Nurs Educ3 creditsNURS6640 - Eval Issues Stratg Nurse Ed3 creditsNURS6647L - Adv Practicum in Nursing Ed1 - 6 creditsNURS6655 - Advanced Leadership3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.