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Introduction to the Nurse Educator Concentration
Completion of this concentration prepares students to function in new and innovative ways as nurse educators. Students choosing the Nurse Educator focus will be able to:
The Nurse Educator concentration requires a minimum of 39 credit hours. Full and part-time programs of study are available.
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.
In keeping with Florida Atlantic University's philosophy as a distributed university, courses may be held on varying campuses over the program of study with various modes of delivery. This may include live classes/weekend format classes/TV classes/web-assisted classes/ and/or on-line offerings. Campuses include Boca Raton, Broward County/Davie, and Treasure Coast.
Curriculum Plan Nurse Educator Concentration
* Requires 120 hours/credit. This is a total of 360 hours of a variety of supervised teaching experiences.
** Concentration Courses are generally offered once a year.
*** Requires 360 hours supervised, direct care experiences.
-Live (on-campus) courses are usually on Thursdays anytime between 8am-8pm. Nursing Education Concentration Courses are offered on selected weekends.
-Most courses are available on-line.
A breakdown of FAU Tuition and fees is located online:
Fee for Lab Courses
There is a $150.00/credit fee for the Advanced Health Assessment lab course. The purpose of the fee is to cover the higher cost of instruction for these courses due to lower faculty-student ratios and increasing use of simulation and standardized patients.
The following course carries this fee:
• NGR 6002L - 1 credit, $150 fee