Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education & Faculty Role
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online MSN / Nursing Education & Faculty Role degree program provides students with theory knowledge and real-world experience to support the teaching and learning environment, specifically focusing on curriculum design and evaluation, in addition to the legal environment for the nursing faculty member. Graduates are prepared to pursue positions as clinical faculty members, online teachers, lab coordinators/directors, or faculty members in a community college for contemporary nursing education.


  • Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • A BSN GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • A minimum of 1 year full-time work experience as a registered nurse is required prior to registration in clinical or specialty courses
  • An interview with faculty may be required (in person, online or by phone)
  • Although the program is offered online, certain courses require a one week campus visit in the fall

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, W