Nursing Education

In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies

Nursing Education

Department of Health & Behavior Studies

Welcome to the Program in Nursing Education

Teachers College was the first academic setting to educate nurses. Nursing education began at Teachers College in 1899. The Nursing Education Program has a long and distinguished tradition of commitment to the education of nurses who have diverse roles in academic and community settings in the United States and abroad.

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Degree Programs

Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education program in Nursing Education requires a minimum of 90 points beyond the baccalaureate degree. Up to 38 graduate-level points taken at another institution may be transferred toward doctoral requirements. For all students, the program includes coursework in four areas: nursing, health behavior, research, and education.

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Coordinator: Professor Kathleen A. O’Connell

Box: 35

Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

Phone: (212) 678-3120    Fax: (212) 678-8259   


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