Master’s degree of Science in Nursing with Specialty in Education

Future Start DateOctober 25




1 year
Following the curricular sequence

The Master’s Degree in Science in Nursing with Specialty in Education will prepare students with the abilities and skills needed to efficiently fulfill the nursing education specialty. It also promotes the acquisition of skills on evidence-based research, in which the student will build a solid foundation to pursue continuous professional growth.

Master’s Degree     School of Nursing     Online education

Outstanding Courses

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Physical Exam
  • Theories, Principles, and Processes Governing the Design of Educational Programs
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Learning Assessment and Evaluation
  • Role of Nursing Educator: Seminar
  • Role of Nursing Educator: Internship

Possible Employment Opportunities

  • Hold positions in multiple settings and levels of health care services delivery such as community agencies and institutions, educational institutions and universities.
  • Provide services independently with agencies or individuals.
  • Provide educational health services in hospitals

Related License Or Certification

Upon graduation, students are required to obtain a nurse specialist license according to the Puerto Rico Board of Nurse Examiners requirements.

Program Competencies

Graduates of this program will be able to:
  • Professional competence
    Integrates into practice a background from the domains of science, humanities and nursing, concepts that are client centered and culturally appropriated when planning delivering, managing, and evaluating evidence based clinical prevention and population care.
  • Communications skills
    Advocates as a member and leader of interprofessional teams, for the communication, collaborations, and consultation with others to manage and coordinate care in diverse settings.
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
    To design holistic Professional practice frameworks for the implementation of safe and diverse population outcomes for the
    improvement of customer-centric health care that is based on the evidence of healthcare sciences.
  • Logical mathematical reasoning
    Integrate into practice scholarship and research using translational process, tools, performance measures and standards to generate quality principles for health organization and nursing practice. Meaningful evidence for nursing practice
  • Informatics literacy (Digital Competency)
    Integrate within a variety of health care contexts into patient care and communication technologies to deliver, administer and
    coordinate positive, safe and quality health outcomes processes.
  • Legal/ Ethics
    Participates in collaboration with the health team in the development of policies for the health system and practice environments, to ensure quality, safety and equitable treatment in customer-centric care, based on ethical and moral principles to align with the contemporary regional and global society.
  • Respect to Diversity
    Organizes nursing practice with consideration and respect for organizational colleague, population, family and individual global