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Post Masters - NE

The post-masters certificate program requires a minimum of 16 semester hours to a maximum 36 semester hours. An individual course of study is designed for the applicant to complete the requirements for the national certification examination in the area of family/gerontological nurse practitioner. Upon successful completion of the entire required course and clinical practicum, the student will receive a certificate of completion from the Board of Trustees.

 Admissions Requirements

CURRICULUM PLAN FOR POST-MASTER’S CERTIFICATE NURSE EDUCATOR TRACK

The following course work is required if it has not been successfully completed in a previous master's program:

SPRING SEMESTER

NURS 517 Curriculum & Instructional Design in Nursing Education   3
 NURS 518  Teaching Methods and Strategies 3
 NURS 540  Accountability for Advanced Practice  3
 

 

 9

FALL SEMESTER

NURS 532  Nursing Education Practicum 2
 NURS 538  Nursing Education Seminar  1
 

 

 3

SUMMER SEMESTER

NURS 528 Nursing Education Internship  3
   

 3

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS 15*

* All post-master's students are required to complete a minimum of 120 clock hours of supervised clinical practice as part of their program.

Nursing education practicums includes a seminar.

Please note: All students admitted into the Graduate Studies of Nursing Program who are actively pursuing coursework, either degree seeking or certificate seeking, will be given priority over new admissions or inactive students for placement into clinical courses. If there is no room in the program to allow the student to complete the program within the time allotted, then the applicant is not accepted. Tuition and fees for the graduate program in nursing will be the same for all students. The student must complete the certificate program within (5) years from time of admission to Carson-Newman University.

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