Missouri State University

Nurse Educator Specialization Graduation Plan

Sample schedule 

The schedule below is for the full-time student. A part-time student’s schedule would vary based on course availability and scheduling. This schedule is only to serve as a guide and should not replace regular meetings with your advisor.

Course offerings may vary; view the course rotation.

First semester (summer)

First semester courses Credit hours
NUR 707 Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan2
Total hours2

Second semester (fall)

Second semester courses Credit hours
NUR 700 Epidemiology3
NUR 701 Nursing Science3
NUR 786 Issues in Healthcare Education2
NUR 784 Technology in Health Care Education2
Total hours12

Third semester (spring)

Third semester courses Credit hours
NUR 772 Advanced Research Methods in Nursing3
NUR 780 Teaching/Learning for Health Care Educators3
NUR 782 Curriculum Design and Program Development3
Thesis/Non-Thesis Project1-2
Total hours10-11

Fourth semester (summer)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
NUR 781 Nursing Education Practicum2
Thesis/Non-Thesis Project1-2
Total hours3-4

Fifth semester (fall)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
NUR 703 Population Health: A Local to Global Perspective3
NUR 783 Nursing Education Practicum II2
NUR 788 Health Policies and Issues3
Thesis/Non-Thesis Project1-2
Total hours9