The Master of Science in Nursing from National American University prepares nurse educators to teach undergraduate students in schools of nursing, assume leadership roles in staff development, and participate in innovative programs in health education within a global environment.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Nursing from National American University are prepared with the essential research and theory necessary for a career in nursing education. Course work emphasizes developing in the role as an educator and/or faculty member. Emphasis is on application of theories and principles of teaching/learning in a variety of healthcare settings and academic nursing settings. Through seminar discussions and individual and group projects, students will explore issues in teaching, curriculum development, evaluation methodologies, technology mediated learning strategies and current practice standards. Teaching practical experiences are designed to provide beginning experiences in the classroom, clinical settings and in the use of current technologies in simulation or online learning that relate to the role of the teacher in an academic and/or healthcare setting. This approach allows a student to integrate prior and current learning while providing flexibility and scholarship.
The masters degree program in nursing at National American University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
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