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Nurse Educator Master's Emphasis (UW Oshkosh)


This 39-credit master's degree in nursing NE emphasis prepares students for advanced nursing roles in varied healthcare and academic settings. Theory courses are 100% online. Clinical practica experiences are arranged using students' preferences in healthcare agencies or academic settings. Students meet the National League for Nursing Core Competencies of Nurse Educators and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing.

The Curriculum

Core Master's Courses

  • 700 Advanced Health Assessment (3)
  • 701 Research in Nursing (3)
  • 702 Health Care Systems Policy & Politics (2)
  • 703 Health Promotion in Advanced Nursing (2)
  • 704 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)
  • 707 Epidemiology (2)
  • 708 Ethics (2)
  • 709 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)
  • 719 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing (3)

NE Specialty Courses

  • 736 Education Process in Nursing (3)
  • 737 Foundations of Education Clinical (3)
  • 738 Advanced Educator Practicum (4) Education Elective (3) Total credits required for completion: 39

Admission Requirements

  1. Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program;
  2. Current licensure as a registered nurse;
  3. 3.0 undergraduate GPA;
  4. Undergraduate statistics course (at least 3 credits) that includes descriptive and inferential statistics taken within the last 5 years (grade of B or higher);
  5. Three professional letters of reference;
  6. Application to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies and the CON supplementary application;
  7. Oral interview

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Degree-granting Institution

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

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