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Nurse Educator Overview - Hybrid

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. 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.

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.



Information Sessions: (TBA)


  High salaries. According to the  U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics the median level for nurse practitioner was $99,730 per year in 2018.



Course Name

Course #


Graduate Core Courses(12 Credits)

Advanced Nursing Practice Grounded in Caring




Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles




Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice




Leadership, Policy, & Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice




Direct Care Core Courses (9 Credits)

Advanced Health Assessment




Advanced Health Assessment Lab*




Advanced Pathophysiology




Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics




Concentration Courses(18 Credits)

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




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



 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




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


6711 (**)


Advanced Concepts for Direct Care Nursing Situations




Direct Care Focus Practicum



 3 ***

Total Credits





Degree Details
College College of Nursing
Degree type MSN
- In State (FL) $371.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,026.81
Credits needed to graduate 33
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* 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 Advisor Graduate Coordinator NEDU Concentration 

Amanda Beasley 

Kathryn Keller, PhD, RN 

777 Glades Rd.

Boca Raton, FL  33431

777 Glades Rd

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561-235-1503

Phone: 561-297-2919

Fax: 561-297-0088





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