The Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education (MSN-NE) area of emphasis is 100% online and requires 36 hours of credit.
The three components of the Master of Science in Nursing curriculum:
1. The core curriculum component is comprised of twelve (12) credit hours that focuses on knowledge and skills related to nursing and related theories, leadership, advanced nursing research, and issues.
2. The area of emphasis component, which includes:
- The nursing education component (18 credits) provides an opportunity to apply advanced nursing knowledge to nursing education and to develop competency in the areas of educator, scholar and collaborator.
3. The elective component (3 credits) for the Nursing Education area of emphasis allows students to choose one of four options: 1) thesis, 2) role development courses in teaching, or 3) elective courses related to the student’s area of interest, or 4) organizational dynamics or financial strategies in administration.
The MSN-Nursing Education graduates are eligible to take the NLN Certification Nurse Educator Exam depending on their experience.
Plans of Study: Nursing Education PDF
MSN Admission Requirements
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