Master's of Science, Nurse Educator Specialization

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As a Nurse Educator, it becomes humbling and apparent how valuable the resource of knowledge and education is. During an acute pandemic or crisis, others look to you for support and guidance. This is an honorable profession.

Miranda M. Schmidt MSN, RN, CCRN

About the Nurse Educator Program

Nursing student, taking notes in classThe Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San José State University offered a Master of Science Degree with a Nurse Euducator concentration.

The program prepares nurses to assume the highest levels of professional nursing practice via courses which cover advanced theoretical knowledge, leadership development, assessment skills, and advanced teaching-learning practice. You will have an opportunity to critically evaluate and apply nursing theory and research as a scientific base for nursing practice. Our position in the heart of the Silicon Valley provides a unique opportunity to serve a diverse population. Many of our students go on to work for one of our local healthcare agencies.

Looking for the FNP program? Visit the Family Nurse Practitioner website for more information about the FNP program.

Degree Requirements

Degree requirements can be found in the university’s catalog. Please review the course descriptions.


Current students should contact their program advisor for academic advising. 

All prospective students are highly encouraged to attend an information session and review the Advising Slides before applying. 

Prospective students can reach out to Dr Dorothy Moore for an advising appointment.


How to Apply

Please review the NE Admissions page for instructions on how to apply.

Student Resources

Contact Information

Image of SJSU Spartan LogoDorothy J. Moore, DNP, FNP-C, CCRN
Assistant Professor


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