The Master of Science in Nurse Education prepares nurses to teach in a variety of settings, i.e. associate degree-nursing programs, clinical faculty in baccalaureate programs and health care agency education programs. It provides the theory and practice experiences to develop and implement educational offerings in a variety of settings for diverse populations. The program will equip nurses with a variety of teaching strategies and delivery systems for today's new learning environment, and provide them with the necessary tools and strategies to effectively evaluate nursing performance in both clinical and classroom settings. Nurses who complete the Master of Science in Nurse Education will be eligible to sit for the nursing educator certification exam offered by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Program of Study Core Courses: 12 hours CodeTitleSemester Hours NUR 602 Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing Practice 3 hours NUR 605 Advanced Health Assessment 3 hours NUR 606 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 hours NUR 607 Advanced Pharmacology 3 hours Total 12 hours Other Courses: 21 hours CodeTitleSemester Hours NUR 640 Curriculum Development in Nursing 3 hours NUR 641 Teaching/Learning in Nursing Course Info. 3 hours NUR 642 Testing and Evaluation in Nursing 3 hours NUR 643 Faculty Role Development in Nursing 3 hours NUR 644 Practicum in Teaching(must be taken in last enrollment semester) 3 hours NUR 646 Instructional Technology in Nursing Education 3 hours NUR 652 Clinical Practicum for Nurse Educators 3 hours Total 21 hours Admission Requirements Graduation from a Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission of Nursing Education (ACEN), or Commission on Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) accredited baccalaureate program with a major in nursing. An overall grade-point average minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in all baccalaureate coursework or on the last 60 semester hours of baccalaureate coursework completed. Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA must submit an acceptable score on either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years. The minimum score on the MAT is 410. The minimum scores for the GRE are 150 Verbal, 150 Quantitative, and 3.0 Analytical Writing. Current unencumbered registered nurse license To be considered for admission, an applicant must provide a complete application that includes the following: Official transcripts from each university or college attended. Resume/CV including educational history, professional employment, and current certifications.Example CV Template Proof of unencumbered nursing license. Meeting the above does not guarantee acceptance.