Nursing Education

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.

Plans of Study: Nursing Education PDF

MSN Admission Requirements

Rebecca Appleton, Ph.D.
Telephone: 304-696-2632


100% 2020 Pass Rate on the RN Licensure Exam
Congratulations to our 2020 Pre-Licensure BSN Graduates who received 100% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam!
100% 2019 Pass Rate on the FNP Certification Exam
Congratulations to our 2019 FNP graduates who received a 100% pass rate on the FNP Certification exam for the second year in a row! Thank you to our MSN faculty who helped make this possible.

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