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Encompasses the development, implementation, and evaluation of curricula in collegiate nursing education programs and clinical environments to ensure society's access to safe, effective, state-of-the-art nursing care.


Core Courses - 15 credits
NUR 530    Theoretical Foundations of Nursing - (3)
NUR 610    Research Methodology - (3)
NUR 615    Research Seminar - (3)
NUR 510    Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing - (3)
NUR 570    Advanced Physicial Assessment for APN Across the Lifespan -    (3)

Nurse Educator Courses - 22 credits
NUR 604    Learning Theories - (3)
NUR 605    Curriculum Design - (3)
NUR 609    Topics in American Higher Education - (3)
NUR 614    Teaching Strategies - (3)
NUR 650    Clinical Seminar - (4)
NUR 606    Clinical Practicum - Teaching Role - (6)

Beginning your graduate students as a non-matriculated student allows you to start your graduate studies before becoming accepted by taking up to two courses or six credits while compiling your documentation for formal acceptance.  These courses are applied toward your degree requirements.  To qualify, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.   To be approved for non-matriculated status, call 267-448-1349 or


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