Nurse educators work inside and outside of the classroom to train healthcare professionals,
build community health education programs, and lead policy initiatives in industry
and government agencies. In this program, you'll develop the communication, teaching,
and technology skills needed to transform your clinical knowledge into rewarding,
As a graduate of this program, you'll be uniquely qualified to implement education
programs in hospitals, educate a new generation of healthcare students in academic
settings, or lead the continuing development of a healthcare staff.
Online, On Campus
D'Youville's MS in Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus program is designed to
accommodate working nurses through program platforms that meet their needs. When you
apply, you'll be able to choose either a program that is 90% online or an on-campus format requiring you to visit campus one day per week and complete
the rest of your program in a hybrid format.
As a student in D’Youville’s Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus MS program, you
- Develop the skills needed to teach students to think critically and communicate accurately while
helping them foster a desire for life-long learning.
- Become an expert in developing educational programs for patients, groups, communities,
industries, insurance providers, and government agencies.
- Learn to better collaborate across healthcare disciplines and to work with information
systems to assure your patients and their families have access to information and
can understand it.
- Learn to apply your experiences and impart your healthcare knowledge to professionals
working in hospitals, rehab facilities, and long-term care, outpatient, and home care
A Tradition of Educating Nursing Leaders
As the oldest continuously enrolling nursing school in Western New York, D'Youville's
Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing has a tradition for student-centered education
and with faculty involved in private practice, research, and patient-advocacy the
D'Youville nursing faculty is committed to keeping students current, relevant, and prepared for changing career
An Accredited Nursing School and a Respected Credential
A degree from D'Youville's CCNE-accredited Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing is a sign to employers that you've received instruction under rigorous standards.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to take the NLN Nurse Educator Certification
Exam to further demonstrate their knowledge and experience to employers.
Learning Beyond the Classroom
The unique clinical focus of the MS in Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus program
ensures you'll be given the opportunity to explore a healthcare subject through real-world,
hands-on learning. You'll identify a subject, create a project, and put your skills
to work to the benefit of a community.