2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nurse Educator Post-Masters Curriculum

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California Licensed Registered Nurses who hold a Master of Science degree from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation may complete the Nurse Educator curriculum. The student will be eligible to apply for national certification after successful completion of coursework, required clinical hours, and any other criteria deemed necessary by the appropriate certification agency.

Admissions Requirements

Requirements for MSN Post-Licensure Admission

  1. Grade Point Average
    • A minimum 3.25 GPA for unconditional admission and a minimum 3.0 GPA for conditional admission
  2. Master of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  3. Active California Registered Nursing (RN) license
  4. Three Recommendations completed on forms provided
    • Must be from sources who can personally attest to the candidate’s potential for scholarly and professional success: one personal, one academic, and one employer. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations.
  5. Professional resume that includes current clinical practice as RN.
  6. A Comprehensive essay of no more than 1000 words in APA 7th edition that includes the following elements:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Significant events and influences that have affected your approach to life
    • Long-term professional goals
    • Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
    • Essay must be submitted in APA format
  7. Successful Interview with the College of Nursing
  8. Prerequisites must be completed recently
    • Advanced Pathophysiology
    • Advanced Pharmacology
    • Advanced Physical Assessment
  9. Clearances:
    • CPR Certification
    • Background Check Clearance
    • Health Clearance
    • Drug Testing
    • Proof of Health Insurance
    • Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance
  10. Students are expected to work as a registered nurse during the program to gain clinical experience.

Program Requirements (16 units)

The Nurse Educator concentration will prepare students in curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies, educational needs assessment, and learner-centered theories and methods.

This program includes 225 clinical hours.

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