Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Job Description

Instructors teach about nursing in classrooms and clinical settings. Nursing instructors lead, develop and organize teaching programs. They keep informed about developments in the field of nursing and may collaborate with other faculty to address teaching and research issues.

Academic Requirements

Most positions require a master’s degree or even a doctoral degree in nursing or a related field, along with a current R.N. license. It is important for nursing instructors to have at least a year of medical/surgical experience in order to teach.

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
25.68%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Master's Degree
Education
Required

Schools

Saint Louis University

221 N. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, 63103

Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621
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