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Nurse Educator (M.S.N.) 2020-2021 Catalog Year

Marieb College of Health & Human Services

(239) 590-7485

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Nurse Educator Program prepares students for the academic nursing specialty.  The emphasis of the program is the delivery of advanced nursing knowledge and leadership skills relevant to the nurse educator role.  The MSN Nurse Educator program uses the core competencies outlined by the National League for Nursing (NLN) as a framework for facilitating learning through curriculum design, teaching, evaluation, and other roles and functions in which nurse faculty may participate.

Program Accreditation

The master's degree program in nursing at Florida Gulf Coast University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Students in the program must meet specific progression, clinical, and graduation requirements.  See Nurse Educator Program Guidebook, General Graduate Academic Policies and FGCU Graduation Requirements.
  • Apply for graduation by deadline indicated in the university calendar.  Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Satisfactory completion of Nurse Educator capstone project.
  • Satisfactory completion of Professional Potfolio.
Program Requirements

Note: See program admission requirements for prerequisite courses.

Required Courses (38 credits)

NGR 6002 Advanced Health Assessment (3)
NGR 6002L Adv Health Assessment Practice (1)
NGR 6141 Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
NGR 6172 Pharmacotherapeutics (4)
NGR 6701 Academic Role of Nurs Educator (3)
NGR 6710 Teach & Assess Strat Nsg Ed (3)
NGR 6711L Adv Clin Pract for Nurse Educ (2)
NGR 6712 Foundations of Nursing Educ (3)
NGR 6713 Design&Eval of Nurs Curricula (3)
NGR 6811 Advanced Nursing Research (3)
NGR 6894 Global Trends & Practice Persp (3)
NGR 6941L Nurse as Educator Practicum (3)
NGR 6942 Nurse Educator Capstone (2)
NGR 6945L Clinical Specialty Practice (1)


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