Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education (RN to MSN)
Clarkson College

Program Details

Take the next step in your nursing career with this online RN to MSN degree program from Clarkson College. The Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education track prepares nurses for roles as academic or clinical nurse educators in a variety of settings.

Specifically designed for Registered Nurses with a diploma or associate’s degree in nursing, this program provides a pathway to earning graduate credits while completing your BSN and then focusing on your specialty area for the MSN degree. The highly interactive web-based learning format is convenient for working nurses and allows for 24/7 communication with classmates and faculty.

Students in the online Nursing Education degree program learn about topics such as:

  • Theories of learning
  • Curriculum development
  • Evaluation strategies
  • Teaching and learning strategies
  • Pharmacology, pathophysiology, and health assessment

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clarkson College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program will require some on campus visits
  • Applicants must have the equivalent to one year of professional nursing work experience prior to enrollment in any MSN option course, two years for NP option course. However, core courses may be taken while obtaining experience.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, US Territories