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
32.90%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College

306 South Kingshighway
St. Louis, 63110-1091

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

624 Westport Road
Kansas City, 64111
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.

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