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Degrees and Requirements

Nursing Education Post Master's Certificate

Post Master's Certificate: Nursing Education Admission Criteria:

  • Master of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited program
  • GPA of 3.0 or better from Master's program
  • Successful completion of advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and advanced physical assessment (or equivalent) with a 3.0 or higher in the last 5 years. 

To successfully complete the Post Masters Certificate in Nursing Education, the following coursework is required:

  • 13 credits in Nursing Education

Summary of Requirements

Nursing Education Required Course: 13 credits

  • NURG5011
    EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES IN NURSING EDUCATION AND PRACTICE

    NURG5011
    EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES IN NURSING EDUCATION AND PRACTICE

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to prepare the student to facilitate learning in classrooms, clinical environments, and healthcare facilities. Students explore educational theories, principles, and evidence-based practices and their application to the learning process. Various teaching strategies appropriate to the learner, learning outcomes, content, and educational setting are explored. Technologies used to support the teaching-learning process will be examined. |

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  • NURG5015
    CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION

    NURG5015
    CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course provides the student with the opportunity to explore the process of curriculum development that reflects regulatory and accreditation standards and guidelines through student examination of nursing, societal, and health care trends, educational theory, research, and technology. Students explore the role of faculty in evaluation and revision of curriculum based on learner needs, societal and health care trends and feedback from learners, agency personnel and accrediting agencies. This course addresses the application of leadership, change, communication theories, evidence-based and best practice. |

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  • NURG5019
    ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF LEARNERS

    NURG5019
    ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF LEARNERS

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to introduce the student to processes of assessment, measurement and evaluation for the classroom and clinical setting. Test planning, construction, and use of a variety of types of test items, item analysis for test improvement, methods of summarizing test scores, derived scores for interpretation of performance, development and use of norms in evaluation are explored. In addition, assessment, measurement and evaluation of learners in an on campus and distance learning setting are presented. The importance of timely, constructive formative evaluation of learners is emphasized as is the importance of constructive self and peer evaluation. |

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  • NURG5021
    NURSING EDUCATION PRACTICUM

    NURG5021
    NURSING EDUCATION PRACTICUM

    Credits (Min/Max): 4/4

    This course focuses on the synthesis of knowledge and skills from prior graduate courses in a nursing education or clinical setting. A nurse educator with knowledge and experience in the educator role mentors the student. Students engage in reflection of experiences with peers and faculty weekly and implement a practicum project. This course requires 120 hours in a practicum setting.|

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