The Master of Science (MS) in Nursing Education is a professional program designed to prepare students to acquire essential knowledge and skills in the teaching and learning process.
Students will learn how to facilitate learning, design curricula, apply assessment and evaluation strategies, and engage in the scholarship of teaching, service, and leadership. Scholarly applied research is required to emphasize continuous quality improvement. Graduates will be prepared to competently work with students, patients, and consumer learners in academic, clinical, and professional settings.
Applications and registrations for the MS in Nursing Education degree are processed by the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Admission, academic testing, and graduation eligibility are determined by the university’s Admissions Office and Office of the Registrar.
Admission to the Master of Science in Nursing Education program is based on:
All applications and transcripts must be sent directly to the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Master of Science in Nursing Education
45 credit hours
|NURS 501||Fundamental and Writing Skills for MS in Nursing Programs||3|
|NURS 504||Advanced Health Assessment and Promotion||3|
|NURS 506||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|NURS 507||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NURS 509||Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 511||Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice/Inquiry and Research||3|
|NURS 515||Organizational and Systems Leadership||3|
|NURS 516||Health Policy, Social Justice, and Ethics||3|
|NURS 528||Population Based Health||3|
Courses in Major
|NURS 521||The Nurse Educator: Facilitator of Learning||3|
|NURS 525||Curriculum/Prog. Dev., Assessment, and Evaluation||3|
|NURS 527||Scholarly Teaching Strategies and Technologies||3|
|NURS 601||Practicum: Teaching||3|
|NURS 602||Synthesis Practicum Clinical Concentration||3|
|NURS 609||Major Research Thesis or Project||3|
The goal of the master’s program is to prepare skilled, competent nurses who will pursue excellence and professional growth through lifelong learning; lead change to improve quality outcomes and safety of healthcare delivery systems; design innovative, evidence-based nursing practices; and serve as collaborative partners of the health care team in an advanced specialty nursing practice.
Upon completion of their program of study, graduates of Washington Adventist University’s MS in Nursing Education will be able to: