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Nurse Educator

Nursing students in lab

Nurse Educator

Program Overview

As the healthcare environment has become more complex, the role of the professional nurse has grown to meet contemporary complex challenges. It is clear that the more highly educated the nurse, the better the patient healthcare outcomes. The demand for skilled nurse educators in nursing and healthcare is well documented for the future of healthcare.


Students take four general core and three different direct care courses. They also complete specialized requirements of their chosen concentration. The Nurse Educator Track includes:

Nurse Educator Track

General Core Courses  
NURS 502 Epidemiology and Bioinformatics
NURS 504 Policy, Quality, and Safety in Health Care
NURS 506 Nursing Role Theory and Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 536 Law, Regulations, and Ethics in Health Care 
Direct Care Core Courses  
NURS 530 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 532 Advanced Pharmacology
NURS 534 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment
Nursing Education Courses  
NURS 613 Assessment and Evaluation Methods
NURS 614 Theory and Practice for Nurse Educators
EDUC 610 Differentiating Instruction
EDUC 655 Standards-Based Curriculum Design
NURS 765

Nurse Educator Capstone, Seminar and Internship

Includes 100 practicum hours in the nurse educator role.

Admission Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited baccalaureate program with at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Submission of official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Active licensure to practice nursing in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Completion of a statistics course at an undergraduate or graduate level with a grade of C or better
  • Two professional references, one from a nursing supervisor
  • Written statement of professional goals for graduate study and nursing career
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae

MSN Pathways 

Are you a Moravian University student or alumni in a baccalaureate nursing program who wish to obtain their Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) in one of the programs for Clinical Nurse Leaders, Nurse Educators, Nurse Administrators, MSN Nurse Administrators/MBA? See if you may be eligible for direct admission into one of our MSN programs.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Moravian University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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For more information about the MSN program, to speak with an advisor, or to make an appointment, call us at 610-861-1400 or email, or contact Caroline Bechtel, Student Experience Mentor, at 610-625-7131 or