Nursing - Nursing Education

Georgia Southern University

Master Online
12 months
277 USD/credit
277 USD/credit
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The Nursing - Nursing Education program of the Georgia Southern University is designed to prepare individuals for a nurse educator role including knowledge of curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies, educational needs assessment, and learner-centered theories and methods.


Students of the Nursing - Nursing Education program of the Georgia Southern University gain an advanced understanding of the nursing discipline, nursing practice, and the added pedagogical skills. Contemporary educational approaches include developing pedagogies for teaching in traditional, hybrid, and online formats. The Master’s prepared nurse may teach patients and their families and/or student nurses, staff nurses, and variety of direct-care providers. The program is 36 credit hours including 320 applied clinical hours and is designed to be completed in two academic years.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Develop advanced clinical practice expertise to affect positive health care outcomes with individuals, families, populations, and systems, particularly in rural and underserved areas.
  • Evaluate theory and research for the application of evidence-based practice to health care provided by advanced practice nurses.
  • Employ critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in the application of advanced practice nursing knowledge to develop plans of care that promote health, reduce risk, and manage the illness trajectory.
  • Employ effective communication and technology within the multidisciplinary collaborative context of advanced practice nursing.
  • Demonstrate advanced leadership, advocacy, consultation and citizenship activities to improve heath care delivery and effect change in professional and political realms.
  • Incorporate human caring values, ethical principles, and cultural and spiritual sensitivity in all aspects of the advanced practice nursing role.
  • Demonstrate role responsibility and accountability in all professional endeavors within the scope of advanced practice nursing.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Theoretical Perspectives of Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education
  • Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Nursing Education
  • Teaching Strategies and Methods in Nursing Education
  • Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education
  • Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis
  • Advanced Pharmacology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits



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.

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or its equivalent from a college accredited by the appropriate accrediting association.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite-Statistics. Program requires a prerequisite in Introductory Statistics with a C or better.
  • The MAT or GRE is not required for admission.
  • Unrestricted and current single state Georgia RN license or a compact license that includes Georgia.
  • One year of full-time clinical nursing experience.
  • Submission/completion of all of the following materials: complete College of Graduate, studies online application with payment of required fee, three letters of recommendation, forms in the online application are acceptable, or you can attach 3 recommendation letters to the application, proof of American Heart Association Level C (2 person-BLS) CPR certification.
  • Proof of RN licensure (write COPY) over any replication of license submitted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    277 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 277 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    277 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 277 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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