Nurse Education

Prairie View A&M University

24 months
17418 USD/year
8020 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nurse Education degree prepares nurses to teach in a variety of settings including the teaching of patients and their families, nursing students, nursing staff and health consumers.  Through a five course sequence, students gain necessary teaching knowledge and skills to prepare them to become nurse educators, a complex role that requires both pedagogical and clinical competency.  


The nurse education curriculum requires students to complete 15 semester hours of core content, 15 semester credit hours in Nurse Education specialty courses, 9 semester hours of clinical practice core courses and 6 semester hours of either a thesis or non-thesis option. Two practicum courses are required: classroom and clinical instruction (120 contact hours each) for a total of 240 hours. This course of study prepares nurses to take the National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Education Examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment in Nursing Education
  • Program & Curriculum Design 
  • Instructional Strategies & Methods 
  • Evaluation in Nursing Education 
  • Nursing Education Role Practicum I 
  • Nursing Education Role Practicum II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit official transcripts covering all periods of enrollment in institutions of higher education.
  • Satisfactorily complete a basic statistics course and a health assessment course if not included in the BSN curriculum.
  • 2Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores that are within ten (10) years.
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation from professional nurses, one of which must be from a former nursing faculty.
  • Present a current resume´ or curriculum vita.
  • Present official documentation of a negative criminal background check and drug screening tests.
  • Complete a satisfactory writing sample.
  • Complete an individual interview with graduate faculty/committee.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      17418 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8709 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      8020 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4010 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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