MSN – Nursing Education (CCNE-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

Help Lead Health Care Into the Future. The work of nursing educators touches all patients and defines the quality of care for our future. Through our online CCNE-accredited* MSN in Nursing Education, you can expand that impact by sharing the wisdom, skills, and tools nurses need to provide exceptional patient care. You’ll learn how to design, assess, and evaluate education programs and deliver curricula that blend evidence-based principles with innovations to advance nursing practice.

* The MSN degree program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation. RN license verification required. Capella University nursing programs are not designed to prepare graduates for entry-level or advanced practice licensure as a nurse.

Requirements

Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

Basic requirements for all programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Acknowledgement agreement
  • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

Minimum level of education required:

  • Applicants must have a BSN degree from an accredited institution.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Current, unrestricted RN license to practice in the United States (or its equivalent).
  • One year of licensed RN work experience or current employment as an RN.
  • Completion and submission of the RN License Verification Form.
  • Arkansas residents must complete Arkansas general education requirements.
  • RN license verification required.  
  • This program is not designed to prepare graduates for entry-level or advanced practice licensure as a nurse.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

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

Additional Information

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).