Nurse Educator: Adult–Gerontology Concentration

The nurse educator adult-gerontology concentration prepares nurses for a role as educator in either the academic or clinical setting, with a focus on the care of the individual from early adulthood through geriatrics.

NGRD 651Theoretical Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice4
NGRD 653Health Systems Policy Development and Advocacy4
NGRD 657Intermediate Statistics4
NGRD 658Translational Research for Advanced Practice4
RELE 524Bioethics and Society 13
AHCJ 506Educational Evaluation and Clinical Assessment 23
or NGRD 602 Assessment of Learning Outcomes
NGRD 551Adult - Gerontology: CNS I4
NGRD 552Adult - Gerontology: CNS II4
NGRD 600Teaching and Learning Theory3
NGRD 601Curriculum Development in Higher Education3
NGRD 603Educational Leadership2
NGRD 621Pharmacology in Advanced Practice I2
NGRD 622Pharmacology in Advanced Practice II3
NGRD 624Advanced Health Assessment4
NGRD 625Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology4
NGRD 604Teaching Practicum3
NGRD 605Clinical Practicum: Nurse Educator3
NGRD 610Master's Comprehensive Project2
Thesis (optional)
Master's Thesis (1-5 units) 3
Total Units59

Acceptable alternate religion courses:  RELE 534 Ethical Issues in Public Health, RELE 548 Christian Social Ethics, RELE 568 Bioethics and the Law


Substituted with NGRD 602 Assessment of Learning Outcomes in off-campus programs


Units are in addition to minimum required for the degree.

Normal time to complete the program

Three (3) years (11 academic quarters) based on less than full-time enrollment