Program Objectives

The major objectives of this doctoral program are to:

  • Demonstrate advanced nurse educator competencies to enact increasingly complex faculty and leadership roles.
  • Facilitate curriculum design, development of courses, and evaluation of program and learner outcomes using evidence-based strategies.
  • Function as a change agent, innovator, and leader with the continuous pursuit of quality improvement in the nurse educator role.
  • Advance the scholarship of nursing education.
  • Conduct, evaluate, and synthesize theoretically guided research to further pedagogical knowledge in nursing education.