The 33-credit nurse educator track curriculum is based on nursing theory, learning theory, and education and research principles to produce nurse educators who are effective in both the classroom and clinical areas. Program learning outcomes are designed based on the NLN's Core Competencies for Nurse Educators (2005).
The nurse administrator/leader track follows the Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice (2009).The curriculum has an interdisciplinary focus with a foundation in nursing theory, leadership and management theory, organizational change theory, and organizational ethics with a strong emphasis on application of these principles in the two nursing administration courses. The Organizational Leadership Masters in Arts program offers four introductory courses. The content of these courses is foundational administration/leadership in multiple disciplines.