The Nurse Educator specialty prepares nurses for advanced practice as Nurse Educators in selected areas of expertise. Students declare a specialty in the application and develop a portfolio from their graduate work demonstrating their expertise. Graduates of this program are prepared for academic positions teaching nursing at the entry into practice or RN-BSN levels and meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing requirements for Nurse Educators. Graduates who have two years of full-time teaching experience will be prepared to take the NLN certification exam for Nurse Educators.
Dr. Teresa Gaston