Master of Science in Nurse Educator

Admission Requirements

The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies’ current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog. Admission requirements for the Master of Science with a major in Nursing include:

  1. At the time of application, a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program. (Foreign schools will be evaluated on an individual basis.)
  2. Minimum GPA of at least 3.00 for the last two years of baccalaureate nursing study.
  3. An undergraduate or graduate course in statistics.
  4. Current unencumbered U.S. R.N. licensure (submit copy with application.).
  5. One year of experience as a registered nurse (preferred).
  6. Successful Interview (on phone or in person)
  7. Meet current health and immunization requirements of the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines.
  8. Submit to and satisfactorily complete a background check prior to admission.
  9. Applications must be received by track specific date (please see track website for additional information).
  10. Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Degree Requirements

Students seeking the Master of Science in Nursing degree at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies' as well as particular requirements set forth by the College of Nursing.

  1. A minimum of 30 semester credits in a major field.
  2. At least one-half of the credits must be at or above the 500-level.
  3. A maximum of one-fourth of the credit hours required for the degree may be transferred from another institution.
  4. Required Courses:

Nurse Educator

NURS 500Theories/Concepts Nursing3
NURS 502Evidence for Practice3
NURS 505Advanced Pharmacology3
NURS 509Foundations for Nurse Education3
NURS 510Adv Physiology/Pathophysiology I3
NURS 511Adv Physiology/Pathophys II3
NURS 523Health Promotion3
NURS 536Advanced Nurse Educator Practice of Health Promotion in Rural Clinical Settings2
NURS 566Curriculum Development3
NURS 567Teaching Methodologies3
NURS 568Teaching Practicum2
NURS 569Assessment and Evaluation3
NURS 585Advanced Health Assessment3
NURS 605Health Policy2
NURS 997Independent Study2
Total Credits41

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