Sharon K. Titus, PhD


Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Sharon K. Titus, PhD, MSN, RN, served as a missionary transcultural nurse for 16 years, working primarily in Indonesia, Thailand, and Germany. In Indonesia she designed and implemented a small medical clinic that provided nursing care for those who lived in the community. In Thailand, she served as a nursing consultant at Chiang Mai University. While in Germany, Titus served as Director of Nursing for a small Christian international school for missionary students. Currently, Titus and her husband are helping to build a medical clinical in Rwanda, to become the first healthcare facility in this nation to proclaim the gospel of Christ as they provide exceptional healthcare to Rwandans. Her nursing passion has been coordinating and conducting medical clinics in diverse settings among many racial/ethnic groups throughout the world. Her academic desire is to prepare students to be competent nurses who integrate Christian care into their nursing practice that they may impact the world boldly for Christ.


  • PhD - Nursing, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
  • MSN - Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • BSN - George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Transcultural Nursing

Courses Taught

  • RNRS 307 – Theoretical Frameworks in Nursing
  • RNRS 327 – Nursing Research and Statistics
  • RNRS 396 – Professional Practice: Ethics, Issues, and Spirituality in Health Care
  • RNRS 412 – Spiritual Formation and the Profession of Nursing
  • RNRS 448 – Leadership in Health Care Settings
  • RNRS 448P – Leadership in Health Care Settings
  • GNRS 504 – Bioethics and Health Policy
  • UNRS 282 – Transcultural Health Care
  • UNRS 495 – Special Topics Course: Genomics and Statistics
  • GNRS 660 – Theories of Teaching and Instruction
  • GNRS 661 – Leadership and Role Development in Nursing Education
  • GNRS 662 – Assessment, Curriculum, Development, and Outcomes
  • GNRS 663 – Clinical Practicum in Nursing Education
  • GNRS 664 – Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nursing Education
  • GNRS 702 – Nursing Theory