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 TitleCredit Hour(s) 

Semester I 

N502 — Professional Roles, Quality and Safety for Advanced Nursing Practice

N505 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice

N565 Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease States 3

Semester II 

N515 Policy, Organization and Leadership

N545 Advanced Health Care Research

N575 Advanced Pharmacology

Semester III 

N525 Health Promotion, Health Protection, and Disease Prevention 3

N595 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis

N596 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis Practicum 1

(100 Practicum Hours)
Semester IV 

N681 Educational Theories & Conceptual Foundations of Nursing Education

N685 Instructional Strategies

N698 Teaching Practicum and Role Development for the Nurse Educator I

N696 Applied Statistics for Advanced Nursing Practice

Semester V 

N703 Curriculum Design for Nursing Education

N783 Educational Assessment and Evaluation Methods — 3 

N700 Teaching Practicum and Role Development for the Nurse Educator II

N799 Capstone in Nursing Education

N704 Clinical Management for Nurse Educators

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.