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Nurse Educator Degree Requirements

The courses required by the Nurse Educator program track are offered in an online format, with clinical experiences supervised by preceptors and conducted in local settings approved by Wilson School of Nursing and Midwestern State University.  Some courses require on-campus sessions which are mandatory and at the student's expense. 

For more information, please contact:

Jane Leach, Ph.D. RN
Associate Professor
Telephone: (940)397-3286
Address: 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Office: Bridwell Hall 319

Degree Requirements


Nursing Core (18 hours)

  • NURS 5043 Pathological Processes for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5053 Contemporary Perspectives
  • NURS 5103 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing
  • NURS 5133 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • NURS 5112/13 Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5023 Research in Nursing


Nurse Educator Option (15 hours)

  • NURS 5233 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Education
  • NURS 5241 Nurse Educator I Clinical  
  • NURS 5242 Nurse Educator I
  • NURS 5251 Nurse Educator II Clinical
  • NURS 5252 Nurse Educator II
  • NURS 5331 Clinical Focus for Nurse Educator Clinical
  • NURS 5332 Clinical Focus for Nurse Educator
  • NURS 5503 Assessment in Nursing Education


Thesis (6 hours)

  • NURS 6983 Thesis
  • NURS 6993 Thesis


  • NURS 6872 Evidence Based Project I
  • NURS 6882 Evidence Based Project II
  • NURS 6892 Evidence Based Project III

Total Hours: 39

Complete course descriptions are available in the online catalog (graduate)