The nursing education track is designed for baccalaureate prepared nurses who wish to pursue a masters degree in nursing education. Students are required to take graduate courses including instructional strategies, curriculum development, health policy, diversity, nursing theory, nursing informatics, advanced health assessment, and research. The program culminates in two capstone courses and a 120-hour practicum.
Graduates of the nursing education program obtain teaching positions in associate and baccalaureate degree nursing schools and as clinical educators in healthcare agencies.
Mercy's Nursing program is registered by The New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education