Global Capacity Program

The Purpose

The purpose of the FDU Global Capacity Program is to increase the number of nursing faculty in Africa through the Henry P. Becton School of Nursing online MS in Nursing Education track, which prepares nurses to teach in academic and clinical areas. This program operates in collaboration with the Department of Nursing Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. Applicants who meet both professional and academic requirements to participate in the FDU Global Capacity Program will receive scholarships equals to fifty percent of the regular tuition charges for the on-line MS in Nursing Education track. Applicants will receive actual tuition plus fees upon request.

BSN and MSN students
Left picture: BSN Students. Right picture: MSN Students with Drs. Ukaigwe & Vargas.

Nursing Educator MSN

The Nursing Educator MSN program prepares nurses as teachers in collegiate programs, in associate or bachelor’s degree nursing education. Students acquire knowledge and skills in teaching that enables them to work effectively with students, parents, patients, and consumers. Students complete a preceptor teaching practicum that is individually tailored to student goals and exposes them to all aspects of the faculty academic and clinical teaching roles. Unique courses include Curriculum Development, Outcomes Assessment, Educational and Learning Theories, and Teaching Strategies.

About the Henry P. Becton School of Nursing

The Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health offers courses and academic programs that prepare graduates for careers in nursing, clinical lab studies, medical and radiologic technology and a doctorate in physical therapy. The School offers a B.S. in Nursing, Accelerated B.S. in Nursing, RN to BSN to MSN, M.S. in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and Certificate Programs in Nursing Education, Nursing Information Systems, and Adult Nurse Practitioner. The programs of the school (BSN, MSN, and DNP) are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the New Jersey Board of Nursing and the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Throughout its long history of providing excellent nursing education, the School of Nursing has been supported by generous contributions from others. In June 1995, Fairleigh Dickinson University received a generous donation from the Becton Dickinson Company. Through this generosity, the School of Nursing was named after Henry P. Becton, a partner of the Becton Dickinson Company. Thus, the School of Nursing is designated as the Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health.

Contact Information

Dr. Patricia Ukaigwe, Coordinator of Global Capacity Program

(201) 692-2840

Contact Information

Dr. Elizabeth Parietti, Associate Director Graduate Nursing Programs

(201) 692-2881

Contact Information

Dr. Chika Ugochukwu, Senior Lecturer

(234) 806-840-7836

With our partner

Onwubere, Ugochukwu, Ukaigwe & Secretary, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus