College of Health Sciences
De Gagne studied in nursing at Ewha Womans University in South Korea and earned two master's degrees in health psychology and nursing education in the U.S. She received her PhD in education with emphasis on education technology management. She also obtained a post-graduate certificate in health informatics and a DNP.
De Gagne is a registered nurse with over 25+ years of experience including acute care, long-term care, case management, staff development, administration, and nursing education both in South Korea and the U.S.
De Gagne is board certified in Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and earned certification as a nurse educator from the National League for Nursing. She is a member of National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing. She has been the recipient of scholarships and awards throughout her professional and academic career, being interviewed nationally and internationally for print and the web.