GCU NUR502 Master’s-Prepared Nurse Interview
Refer to the “Master’s Prepared Nurse Interview
Guide student” as you prepare this assignment.
Interview a nurse who is master’s-prepared in nursing and is
using this education in a present position. Preferably, select someone who is
in a position similar to your chosen specialty track. The purpose of the
interview is for you to gain insight into the interplay among education, career
path, and opportunities. Be certain to identify specific competencies that the
MSN-prepared nurse gained, and is presently using, that reflect advanced
education. Organize your interview around the topics below:
Overview of the master’s-prepared nurse’s career
Reason for seeking graduate education
Description of present position and role
Usefulness of graduate education for present role
Pearls of wisdom he/she is willing to share
In 750-1,000 words, write the interview in a narrative
format. Use the following guidelines:
Within the paper’s introduction, explain your interview
Do not identify the individual by name.
Use centered headings to separate parts of the interview.
In the conclusion, identify one or more competencies from
the interview that are consistent with GCU program competencies and/or AACN
education essentials. In addition, provide a statement that reflects what you
gained from the interview.