ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 19, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing - Nurse Educator

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The Master of Science degree in Nursing - Nurse Educator, prepares nurses in an advanced practice role with competency in one of three educational areas: academic educator, staff educator, or patient educator. The three-year program requires 38 to 39 semester hours of graduate course work including a 3 credit hour practicum. The total number of required hours depends on whether the thesis option is selected. A written comprehensive exam will be required during the final semester. The research requirement is a two-hour project that is to be completed during the final semesters of the program. Students selecting the thesis option will be exempt from the research project requirement.

Nurse Educator (NE) Post-Graduate Certificate Program

The Nurse Educator post-graduate certificate is available for those students who have earned a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S. or M.S.N.) degree or those with a Masters degree in a related discipline. The postgraduate certificate program requires 18 semester hours of study and can be completed in four semesters. The courses required for the NE Certificate are:

NE Post-Graduate Certificate Core (9 hours)

NE Post-Graduate Certificate Cognate (9 hours)

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