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Master of Science - Nurse Educator Track
Begins every Fall (August)
- 43 Credits
- 2+ Years to Complete
- Two 1-Week On-Campus Visits
- Full- or Part-Time Options
- In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency
Designed for nurses with bachelor's degrees in nursing
who seek additional career options as nurse educators.
The demand for qualified nurse educators in schools of nursing, in care settings, and in clinical settings is growing. With the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines' online Master of Science - Nurse Educator Track, you can help meet the need by becoming a nurse educator.
Through online courses and a teaching practicum, you will learn to:
- develop, implement, revise, and evaluate nursing curricula.
- understand the impact of societal and technological changes on nursing education.
- apply education theory, research, and experiential knowledge in nursing education settings.
- use a variety of teaching strategies appropriately when assuming the nurse educator role.
- assess and evaluate processes as they relate to nursing education.
As a graduate of the online master's degree program, you will:
- be qualified to teach nursing students in academic, practice, and clinical settings.
- develop and evaluate patient-focused educational interventions and programs.
- function effectively as a nursing staff educator and a nurse preceptor.
- use clinical simulation education strategies in nursing and interdisciplinary settings.
- positively impact the shortage of nursing faculty.
Note: If you already have your master’s degree in nursing, you also may become a qualified nurse educator with the fully online Post-Master’s Certificate program.