You know firsthand the impact faculty, instructors, and mentors have had on your nursing career. With a Duquesne University Master of Science in Nursing Education and Faculty Role, you can become a pivotal part of the lives of tomorrow’s nurses. Impact the future of nursing in your community and around the world.
Study 100% online
3 start dates
No GRE required
Earning your MSN in Nursing Education online means you can keep your current job and study as your schedule allows, attending class from the convenience of wherever you choose.
As an online nursing student, you will benefit from our nurturing, flexible, and scholarly environment. We aim to encourage and motivate you at every turn through active participation in your learning and professional development.
As an online nursing student, you’ll receive many of the benefits of being on campus, as well as exclusive online services:
“Our MSN in Nursing Education graduates play an essential role in preparing future nurses who are ready to provide quality and safe patient care. The impact of their teaching lasts a lifetime.”
– Dr. Joan Such Lockhart, Clinical Professor and MSN in Nursing Education and Faculty Role Coordinator
The Nursing Education and Faculty Role program is structured to teach you in-depth clinical theory and experience beyond your current degree. Coursework focuses on curriculum design and evaluation, in addition to the legal environment for the nursing faculty member. Learning experiences also focus on the classroom and clinical setting, as well as the college lab environment, simulation and online teaching.
Note: If you have previously earned master’s-level nursing credits with a grade of “B” or higher, you may be able to transfer up to 9 credit hours and apply them toward your MSN at Duquesne.
Duquesne is known for our personalized student support. It’s what sets us apart. Our curriculum is built to prepare you to sit for nurse educator certification exams — and you’ll receive regular, one-on-one support from our faculty throughout the program. We’re on this journey with you. And your success is our highest priority.
|GPNG 523||Historical and Contemporary Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice||3 Credits|
|GPNG 524||Evidence Based Nursing Practice and Policy Development||3 Credits|
|GPNG 525||Organizational and Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare||3 Credits|
|GPNG 526||Health Care Ethics in Practice and Policy||3 Credits|
|GPNG 527||Clinical Prevention and Population-Based Health Promotion||3 Credits|
|GPNG 528||Physical Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice
Required campus clinical lab of 25 hours and 50 precepted hours.
|GPNG 529||Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing||3 Credits|
|GPNG 530||Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing||3 Credits|
|GNED 507||Foundations in Education Theory for Professional Practice Disciplines||3 Credits|
|GNED 522||Innovative Curriculum Design and Evaluation||3 Credits|
|GNED 531||Advanced Clinical Nursing
75 precepted hours required
|GNED 532||Emerging Trends and Innovations in the Teaching of Nursing||3 Credits|
|GNED 533||Nursing Faculty Role Practicum
75 precepted hours required.
Prepare to teach other nurses how to provide trauma-informed care to patients such as victims of sexual assault and other crimes, and learn how to collaborate with legal teams.
|GNFO 518||Criminal Law and the Courts||3 Credits|
|GNFO 519||Advanced Forensic Nursing I – Theory and Practice||3 Credits|
|GNFO 520||Advanced Forensic Nursing II – Program Development, Leadership & Policy||3 Credits|
Earn a concentration in Transcultural Nursing and learn to care for patients from different cultures, understand healthcare from a global perspective and learn to minimize the effects of healthcare disparities.
|GPNG 917||Transcultural & Global Health Perspectives||3 Credits|
|GPNG 921||Foundations of Social & Distributive Justice in Health Policy||3 Credits|
|GPNG 928||Social Justice & Vulnerable Populations||3 Credits|