Nursing Education Sample Curriculum of Study

Course Offering – 34 credits:

Graduate Core – 13 credits:

  • NURS 501: Nursing Research and Evidenced Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 502: Quality, Safety and Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 503: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing (3)
  • NURS 504: Leadership in Advanced Nursing Roles (3)
  • HUMN 505: Seminar on Scholarly Writing (1)

Direct Care Core: 9 credits

  • NURS 520: Advanced Pharmacology (3)
  • NURS 521: Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 523: Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Educators (3)

Functional Area Core: Nursing Education 12 credits

  • NURS 542: Curriculum and Program Development (2)
  • NURS 544: Family Health Practicum (1) (50 clinical hours)
  • NURS 546: Theoretical Foundations of the Instructional Process (3)
  • NURS 543: Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (3)
  • NURS 547: Educator Practicum (3) (150 clinical hours)

Nursing Education
Curriculum Plan
3 years / 7 semesters

Year 1 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 503: Theory (3)
  • HUMN 505: Seminar on Scholarly Writing (1) (Preferred, or summer.)

Total 4 credit hours

Year 1 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 501: Nursing: Research and EBP (3)
  • NURS 521: Advanced Physio/Patho (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 1 / Summer Semester

  • NURS 504: Leadership (3)

Total 3 credit hours

Year 2 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 502: Quality, Safety & Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 523: Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Educators (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 2 / Spring Semester

  • NURS 544: Family Health Practicum (50h) (1)
  • NURS 520: Advanced Pharmacology (3)
  • NURS 542: Curriculum and Program Development (2)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 2 / Summer Semester

  • NURS 543: Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation (3)
  • NURS 546: Theoretical Foundations of the Instructional Process (3)

Total 6 credit hours

Year 3 / Fall Semester

  • NURS 547: Educator Practicum (150h)

Total 3 credit hours