Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator
Ball State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing from Ball State University offers an online Nurse Educator concentration.  If you are interested in combining your interests in healthcare and education, this degree option may be for you.  With this degree RNs use their experiences and knowledge to lead classes in colleges, trade schools, community colleges, and even in healthcare settings.  

The curriculum is divided into three parts:

  • Research
  • Nursing
  • Educator

Courses prepare nurses to lecture on topics and to prepare such course materials as the class syllabus and curriculum.  You will also learn to lead class discussions and about grading homework, labs, clinical work, and more.

Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ball State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Hold an active, unencumbered RN license in state of practice
  • A one day, on-campus orientation may be required.