The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education is an online nurse educator degree from Appalachian State University. Preparing RNs for educator roles in practice settings and in nursing programs, this online MSN degree can be completed in as little as 24 months of part-time study. The curriculum integrates core master’s-level courses, nursing education courses, and clinical practicums. Emphasis is placed on educational creativity, nursing practice, leadership, and research.
Students benefit from a faculty that integrates holistic best practices into coursework for those in academic, patient care, and staff development settings. Online students also have the opportunity to teach using simulation and various other methodologies in these settings.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Appalachian State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Current, unrestricted RN license In North Carolina or a state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) with North Carolina.