MSN – Nursing Education (CCNE-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

With a shortage of nurses, educators are in demand. Become a CCNE-accredited nurse educator with this online MSN from Capella. You’ll lead the next generation of nurses as you learn in an environment that blends clinical training with teaching methodologies. The curriculum prepares you to work in hospital-based learning environments or even online. Capella’s FlexPath platform is available for this program, which can enable you to finish your degree sooner and at a lower cost. Classes in this online nurse educator’s program include:

  • Teaching and Active Learning Strategies
  • Curriculum Design, Development, and Evaluation
  • Integrating Technology into Nursing Education

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BSN degree and a current, unrestricted RN license to practice in the United States (or its equivalent), with one year of licensed RN work experience or current employment as an RN.

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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