Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education (RN to MSN)
CUNY Graduate School and University Center – School of Professional Studies

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education program from CUNY is helping to address the nationwide shortage of qualified nursing instructors by streamlining the process of advancing from associate to master’s level education. The online RN to MSN program is accelerated, allowing students to complete both their BSN and MSN degrees in less time than the traditional degrees earned separately.

Nurses in the online Nursing Education program learn how to develop curricula focused on the changing healthcare system, adapt and teach education strategies for diverse learners, and develop clinical and classroom evaluation strategies. Courses examine ways to incorporate evidence-based practices in academic as well as clinical healthcare settings.

Students learn advanced skills in:

  • Health assessment and promotion with culturally diverse populations
  • Global health and policy issues
  • Leadership and management in healthcare
  • Nursing informatics
  • Nursing research

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Unencumbered nursing license and a current registration
  • Hold an Associate in nursing degree from an accredited college or university, accredited nursing program