Earn your Nurse Educator master's degree today.
The nurse educator degree prepares you for a role in academic or staff development settings. Graduates of the Nurse Educator specialty are well prepared to assume faculty or clinical instructor positions in schools of nursing or staff development positions in health care institutions.
Advantages of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences
A degree from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences means you get a quality education from a proven leader with over 115 years of nursing education experience. Our program prepares you to create quality curriculums, improve your instructional skills, and receive hands-on training to better prepare you for the classroom. Students choose Saint Luke’s College for:
Financial aid, work-study and scholarships available to those who qualify
Access to stellar academic resources and sites
Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area
Nursing faculty with industry, clinical and teaching experience
Part-time and full-time options available for working adult learners
Courses offered year-round
Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*
Master of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements
Master of Science in Nursing students must complete the following requirements:
Complete the prescribed credit hours for the chosen MSN track
Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Repeat any course in which a grade below a B was earned. Students may repeat a course only one time. Students are allowed to repeat a maximum of two courses.
Nurse Educator Program (NE) Full-Time Sample Course Sequence
Course # — Course Title — Credit Hour(s)
N502 — Professional Roles, Quality and Safety for Advanced Nursing Practice — 3
N505 — Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice — 3
N565 — Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease States — 3
N515 — Policy, Organization and Leadership — 3
N545 — Advanced Health Care Research — 3
N575 — Advanced Pharmacology — 3
N525 — Health Promotion, Health Protection, and Disease Prevention — 3
N595 — Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis — 3
N596 — Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis Practicum — 1
(100 Practicum Hours)
N681 — Educational Theories & Conceptual Foundations of Nursing Education — 3
N685 — Instructional Strategies — 3
N698 — Teaching Practicum and Role Development for the Nurse Educator I — 1
N696 — Applied Statistics for Advanced Nursing Practice — 3
N703 — Curriculum Design for Nursing Education — 3
N783 — Educational Assessment and Evaluation Methods — 3
N700 — Teaching Practicum and Role Development for the Nurse Educator II — 1
N799 — Capstone in Nursing Education — 1
N704 — Clinical Management for Nurse Educators — 2
TOTAL CREDITS — 45
This is a sample plan of study. The courses can vary depending on a student’s transferred credit. Please work with the MSN advisor to complete your plan of study.
*The master’s degree program in nursing at Saint Luke's College Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.ccneaccreditation.org.