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Post Master's Program in Nursing Education

Thank you for your interest in the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at William Carey University. The Post Master’s Program Option in Nursing Education is designed for Master’s prepared nurses who are seeking preparation as a nurse educator with an adult health focus. This program will facilitate preparation to sit for the Certified Nurse Educator Exam upon meeting the educational practice requirement.

William Carey University offers a Post-Master’s Program Option that fits the lifestyle of busy nurses. Graduate study may be done on either a full-time or part-time basis and is offered on the Tradition and Hattiesburg campuses. The curriculum is designed to permit a flexible learning environment presented in a hybrid format with three face-to-face meetings per trimester. Practicum experiences may be scheduled in a facility and agency near the student’s home community following faculty approval.

The faculty in the Post Master’s Program look forward to helping you meet your educational needs. Let us know how we can help you.

Admission requirements:

Master’s Degree in Nursing (verified through transcript); Application for Graduate Admission (only pages 2 and 3 must be submitted), GPA of 3.5 on master’s courses, and $30 application fee.

Note: Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores and references are NOT required for admissions to the post-master’s program.
Twelve credit hours in program
Courses offered over six months

Term one

(Spring Trimester-Hattiesburg):
NUR 611 Role Development for the Nurse Educator (2 hours)
NUR 633 Curriculum Planning (3 hours)
NUR 634 Nursing Education Practicum (3 hours)

Term two

(Summer Trimester- Hattiesburg):
NUR 638 Teaching Strategies and Evaluation (2 hours)
NUR 640 Nursing Education Seminar (2 hours)

Term one

(Fall Trimester-Tradition):
NUR 611 Role Development for the Nurse Educator (2 hours)
NUR 633 Curriculum Planning (3 hours)
NUR 634 Nursing Education Practicum (3 hours)

Term two

(Winter Trimester- Tradition):
NUR 638 Teaching Strategies and Evaluation (2 hours)
NUR 640 Nursing Education Seminar (2 hours)

Contact information:
Hattiesburg Campus | 601-318-6301 | sthompson@wmcarey.edu
Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing
498 Tuscan Avenue Box 8
Hattiesburg, MS 39401