The Nurse Educator track is a 38-credit program designed to provide nurses with essential knowledge and skills to provide nursing and health education with a broad scope of delivery. The core of the curriculum is nursing leadership requiring the integration of knowledge and practice. Main contributing curricular concepts include advanced nursing roles, knowledge synthesis, systems leadership, scholarly activity, and social responsibility. Students complete core coursework for the MSN degree followed by courses that focus on curriculum instruction and design, teaching and learning principles, and assessment of educational outcomes. Practicum experiences are designed to meet the individual student career goals in relation to the setting for the education role, such as academic teaching, staff development, continuing education, and patient and community education.