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Nurse Educator Track
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Impact the Future of Nursing and Nursing Education
Chamberlain’s Master of Science in Nursing Educator specialty track is designed to provide the tools to educate future and current nurses by utilizing teaching-and-learning theories and strategy within an academic and clinical practice setting.
Key skills learned and developed while in the program:
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How does the practicum benefit you?
While in the program, you will have an opportunity to practice what you have learned while completing 144 hours of practicum experience under the guidance of faculty and an experienced nurse educator. Your practicum project will consist of developing, planning, implementing and evaluating an actual teaching experience.
Opportunity to collaborate with an experienced nurse educator to develop plans, create curriculum and implement and evaluate educational initiatives
Networking with current nurse educators and building relationships interprofessionally while completing your practicum project
Ability to practice many of the concepts, principles, and tools you have learned and acquired during the program in a real world environment
In this course, the student will focus on the processes of curriculum development. Traditional and innovative program development applied to various educational environments are examined. Curriculum and instruction are analyzed within a theoretical framework.
In this course, the student will be introduced to the educator role in academic and healthcare settings. Educational models and instructional strategies within the theoretical foundations of education will be explored. Cultural humility and legal and ethical issues surrounding education will be explored.
In this course, the student will examine educational theory and methods within experiential learning environments including clinical, simulation and skills laboratory. Pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment concepts are applied within learning activities.
In this course, the student will examine assessment and evaluation strategies that support learning outcomes in education. The student applies reliable and valid methods in the assessment and evaluation of learning outcomes.
*Students who enrolled prior to March 2019 who have not taken a Nurse Educator specialty track course will follow the specialty course curriculum effective March 2019.
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What Roles Will I Be Prepared For?
The MSN Nurse Educator track curriculum is designed to prepare future nurse educators with the skills, strategies and concepts needed to educate future extraordinary nurses to provide evidence-based care for the changing population.
Graduates of Chamberlain’s Master’s of Science in Nursing degree program with a specialization as a Nurse Educator may be prepared for careers including, but not limited to*:
*Some careers may require several years of experience in addition to educational credentials.
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Requirements for Admission
In order to qualify for the MSN degree program you must meet the criteria below. You do not need to take the GRE or any other entrance exam.
You can apply here or let your admissions representative know you are ready to apply and he/she will help you get started. Once you apply your representative can even request your official transcripts on your behalf.
What types of financial assistance are available?
Chamberlain provides you with individualized support throughout your educational journey beginning with the admissions process. Your admissions representative will work with you to build a schedule that will work with your life and finances, whether that's one class or three. Check out the Net Price Calculator for an estimate of federal and institutional aid.
View tuition and expenses information for the MSN degree program.
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Accreditation, State Authorizations & Approvals
Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing program, master's degree in nursing program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.
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