MSN NURSING (EDUCATioN EMPHASIS)
The MSN Nursing Education is an online faith-based graduate nursing program that prepares
nurses to serve in the faculty/nurse educator roles within the health care setting.
This program runs as an online cohort model with 10 5-week classes in a 12 month period,
allowing completion of the program in 16 months.
The curriculum prepares graduates to develop and evaluate curriculum and to effectively
implement innovative teaching strategies using multiple learning formats while emphasizing
the spiritual, ethical and moral dimensions of the art of nursing. The MSN degree
in Nursing Education prepares nurses to teach at a faculty level in nursing programs
as well as to accept educator positions within hospital and clinic settings.
End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
1. Synthesize interdisciplinary research.
2. Evaluate a broad range of change, leadership, teaching and management strategies
for influencing health policy, improving nursing practice and health care systems.
3. Analyze the ethical, legal, financial, social, political and spiritual issues impacting
diverse client populations, health care, nursing practice and education, with an emphasis
on identifying and implementing strategies for enhancement or resolution.
4. Synthesize interdisciplinary theoretical foundations.
5. Apply knowledge, concepts, strategies, and evidence-based research findings to
promote health, prevent disease, enhance the quality of health care and improve the
environment in which health care is provided.
6. Synthesize interdisciplinary knowledge to facilitate application in an MSN graduate
7. Function effectively in an MSN graduate nursing role through collaboration and
communication within the healthcare environment to establish a climate that fosters
the development of others and facilitates a commitment to excellence in nursing and
8. Demonstrate general MSN and role specific competencies.