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Nurse Educator Overview

Completion of this concentration prepares students to function in innovative ways as nurse educators. Students choosing the Nurse Educator focus will be able to:

  • Design methods of teaching, learning and evaluation for nursing education in the classroom, online, and nursing practice/clinical settings.
  • Analyze and develop plans of study in nursing based on appropriate curricular principles.
  • Integrate caring as a theoretical model into an educational framework.
  • Apply the role of nurse educator, demonstrating successful instructional methods in the classroom, online, and nursing practice/clinical settings.

The Nurse Educator concentration requires a minimum of 39 credit hours. Full and part-time programs of study are available. Classes are offered in a combination of live and online formats.

At the completion of the program and after two years of experience as a nurse educator, graduates are eligible to sit for the National League for Nursing Nurse Educator Certification.

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is ranked by US News and World Reports as one of the top 50 Graduate Programs in the US.  The selection is based on a number of criteria used to rate program quality including research funding, faculty credentials, number of degrees awarded, student: faculty ratio, and mean undergraduate GPA of admitted students.

Sample Careers: 

  • Nurse Educator
  • Director of Staff Development
  • Simulation Educator

 

Curriculum

Course Name

Course #

Credits

Graduate Core Courses(12 Credits)

Advanced Nursing Practice Grounded in Caring

NGR

6110

3

Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

NGR

6811

3

Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice

NGR

6812

3

Leadership, Policy, & Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice

NGR

6891

 

Direct Care Core Courses (9 Credits)

Advanced Health Assessment

NGR

6002

2

Advanced Health Assessment Lab*

NGR

6002L

1

Advanced Pathophysiology

NGR

6141

3

Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

NGR

6172

3

Concentration Courses(18 Credits)

Curriculum Evolution and Models in Nursing Education (selected weekends) Offered in Fall

NGR

6713(**)

3

Advanced Nursing Education Practicum (120 hrs per credit/ 8 hrs per week)

NGR

6944L

3 ***
(1-3 variable credit. May be taken one credit at a time.)

Evaluation in Nursing Education (selected weekends) *First half of Semester 
Offered in Spring

NGR

6718(**)

3

Creative Teaching-Learning Methods in Nursing Education (selected weekends) *Second half of Semester

NGR

6711 (**)

3

Advanced Concepts for Direct Care Nursing Situations

NGR

6006

3

Direct Care Focus Practicum

NGR

6006L

3 ***

Total Credits

 

 

39

 


Degree Details
College College of Nursing
Degree type MSN
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $369.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,024.81
Credits needed to graduate 33
Suggested Course of Study Download PDF
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.

Academic Coordinator Graduate Coordinator CNL Concentration 

Gerardo Guzman

Kathryn Keller, PhD, RN 

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL  33431

777 Glades Rd

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-297-0006

Phone: 561-297-2919

Fax: 561-297-3652


 

Email: gguzman3@health.fau.edu 

 Email: kkeller@health.fau.edu  

 

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