Nurse Educator Specialization Degree 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.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (summer)

NUR 707 Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan2
Total hours2

Second semester (fall)

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)

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)

NUR 781 Nursing Education Practicum2
Thesis/Non-Thesis Project1-2
Total hours3-4

Fifth semester (fall)

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