Department of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services Carol Sternberger, Chair
Deborah Poling, Director Graduate Program
260-481-6276 ~ ipfw.edu/nursing ~ Liberal Arts Building - 341
Upon completion of this program, graduates are prepared to teach in higher education, community settings, or staff development areas. This is a 49 – credit hour program designed for students who have established expertise in a clinical area and are now interested in nursing education. The curriculum includes coursework related to high fidelity patient-simulation strategies as well as other emerging technologies and related teaching methodologies to improve educational outcomes. The domains of focus include: facilitation of learning; learner development and socialization; assessment and evaluation strategies; curriculum design and evaluation; continuous quality improvement; scholarship service; and leadership. Graduates will be eligible for certification after two or more years as a full-time educator.
To earn the Master of Science with a major in Nursing Education the following must be completed: