Mohamad Najm

Mohamad El Najm

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty
Orange County Campus


Dr. El Najm has over 22 years of experience in nursing education and clinical practice. He currently teaches graduate Medical-Surgical, Leadership, Quality, and Research courses in the Master's program.

Dr. El Najm is experienced in the capacity of an ICU RN, Nursing Faculty, and Academic Program Management. He has a strong background in curriculum development and review and in Higher Education and Healthcare Accreditation. He is passionate about capacity building and excellence and he is influenced by the resonant leadership style.


  • Nursing education
  • Higher education management
  • Academic accreditation
  • Curriculum development

Research Areas

  • Continuing professional development
  • Teaching effectiveness


  • Capella University, MS in Nursing (Nursing Education), 2023
  • University of Pretoria, PhD in Nursing, 2020
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, MS in Healthcare Management, 2009
  • Makassed University of Beirut, BS in Nursing, 2001