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Nursing - Nurse Educator

Southern Connecticut State University

24 months
20756 USD/year
20756 USD/year
8058 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nursing - Nurse Educator from Southern Connecticut State University is for nurses who are interested in developing the knowledge and skill needed to teach nursing.


Nursing - Nurse Educator from Southern Connecticut State University prepares experienced nurses with knowledge of curriculum development, teaching and evaluation strategies.

Courses are offered which enable students to develop course syllabi, prepare for individual class presentations, and utilize evaluative measures. Both classroom and clinical teaching strategies are discussed. 

Graduates with Nursing - Nurse Educator from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • Integrate scientific findings from nursing, biological, and social sciences to advance nursing practice along the healthcare continuum.
  • Conduct research, translate research findings, and critically analyze data and evidence to integrate into advanced nursing practice.
  • Assume complex and advanced leadership roles to initiate and guide positive change at the individual, group, and system levels to improve practice processes and outcomes.
  • Intervene at the system level through policy development and advocacy regarding regulatory, financial, and political factors to improve practice processes and outcomes.
  • Facilitate open communication, collaboration, mutual respect and shared decision-making amongst key stakeholders in the practice and/or educational environments.
  • Direct and provide patient-centered care integrating advanced knowledge of nursing and relevant sciences and humanities to improve health care outcomes.
  • Design interventions using advanced knowledge to promote individual and population health, wellness, and disease prevention at the global/local level.
  • Integrate appropriate technologies for knowledge management, coordination of care, and complex decision making to improve healthcare quality and safety.
  • Model professional behaviors incorporating advanced knowledge and awareness of social justice, legal/ethical standards, regulatory processes, and professional codes.
  • Utilize safety science and quality improvement methods for continuous improvement the delivery of safe care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models 
  • Legal Issues in Health Care 
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Curriculum Development and Teaching in Nursing 
  • Role of Nurse Educator 
  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing
  • Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice 
  • Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy, & Advocacy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH
  • 42-45



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete the Graduate School application first. Transcripts from all schools previously attended will be required by the Graduate School.
    • Completing this step generates an ID number the applicant then uses to track the application materials and allows the student to register for classes.
    • Prospective students should also submit the following to the School of Graduate Studies: 
    • A copy of a current CT nursing license, 2 letters of reference (one professional and one academic), a completed essay and an interview. 
    • Letters of reference must be on official letterhead. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4029 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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