The Master of Science with a concentration on nursing education is a 45-credit program that focuses on teaching students to acquire knowledge, competencies, and the right perspective to function as an educator in the 21st-century global environment.
The program includes a strong core foundation that addresses all the essential knowledge and skills in building the education courses. There are 15 credits of specialty courses in education that include an extensive exploration of learning theories, evidence-based teaching strategies, and hands-on experience on using technology to enhance learning.
- To develop an educator with knowledge, competencies, and the right perspective to teach and lead in the 21st-century global environment.
- To foster the spirit of creativity, innovation, inquiry, and lifelong learning.
- To use evidence in teaching and evaluating learning.
- To develop leadership skills in nursing and education.
The program provides 300 hours of teaching practicum that includes clinical teaching, simulation-based instruction in our state-of-the-art simulation center, and experiential learning in a professional development environment. The student is provided with a well-rounded experience in academic teaching by having the opportunity to co-teach with faculty in the undergraduate courses, collaborate with faculty on scholarly projects, attend faculty meetings and development workshops, and other extra-curricular activities