This program is currently offered Online.
Welcome to the Brookline College Master of Science – Nursing Education program (MSNE). Congratulations on your decision to advance your career in the medical world! At Brookline, we believe that a solid foundation across medical practices can be the difference between a job and your career. Additionally, we recognize the importance of an education in general studies. Therefore, we have developed our program to incorporate both the basics of a liberal arts education with the critical elements of a degree in Nursing.
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Our MSNE program is designed to prepare graduates to assume the role of an entry-level nurse educator within academic or health care settings. Core courses in the program provide the foundation for the educator role in the areas of health systems and policy, organizational leadership, and research applications.
What will you learn at Brookline?
The MSNE program specialty courses provide learning related to theoretical foundations for higher education, roles of the nurse educator, teaching/learning theory and strategies, curriculum structure and design, assessment/evaluation of student learning, instructional technologies, and academic leadership roles. The program includes two practicum courses, one at the faculty or instructor level and one focused on academic leadership
Upon graduation, you will have the foundation to contribute to your employer in the areas of:
The Outlook for Nursing
According to the O*Net Resource Center, the nation’s primary source for occupational information, graduates in this field may expect duties to include, but not limited, teaching patient care in the classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Also includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.*
Starting your Career!
Nurse educators combine clinical expertise and passion for teaching into rewarding careers. Working in the classroom and the practice setting, they are responsible for preparing and mentoring the next generation of professional nurses. Nurse educators play a vital role in cultivating the nursing workforce, serving as role models and providing the strong leadership needed to implement evidence-based practice.
Additionally, our dedicated career services department will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career forward.
Program Concentration – 36 Credits – 660 Clock Hours
MSN 600 Health Care Systems and Policy – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock hours
MSN 610 Organizational Theory and Leadership – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock hours
MSN 620 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 630 Theoretical Foundations of Higher Education - 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 640 The Nurse Educator: Roles and Responsibilities – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 650 Curriculum Structure and Development – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 660 Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 670 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Learning – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 680 Teaching with Technology – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 690 Leading and Managing in Nursing Education – 3.0 Credits – 45 Clock Hours
MSN 700 Practicum in Nursing Education – 3.0 Credits – 105 Clock Hours
MSN 710 Practicum in Education Leadership – 3.0 Credits – 105 Clock Hours
This program is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing and who wish to earn a Master of Science in Nursing Education degree. To be considered for admission applicants must have the following:
1. Baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing from a postsecondary educational institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, or an equivalent degree from a comparable foreign institution
a. Evidence, in the form of official transcripts, of conferral of bachelor’s degree; or
b. For international students, an official transcript translation and evaluation from a member of the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
2. Current registered nurse license in good standing from any state, territory, or district in the United States.
Residency Requirement: A minimum of 18 credits required in the program of study must be earned through the Brookline College Master of Science in Nursing Education program; students may transfer in up to 18 credits of the 36 credits required for the program.
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