Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Program Details

This masters in nursing education degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University features a state-of-the-art curriculum that prepares nurses for careers teaching the next generation of nurses.  You will also learn how to work with patients and parents, helping them to understand health issues, disease prevention, and more.  

This online nurse educator program teaches students how to effectively teach others while also covering advanced practice nursing.  Topics covered include:

  • Nursing theory
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophies of education
  • Teaching strategies
  • Curriculum development

Whether preparing for doctoral study or to advance your career through leadership and teaching, research is an important aspect.  You will study both quantitative and qualitative research methods as you learn to critically evaluate research and to perform your own to further nursing science and practice.  

An important aspect of this program is the practicum that is tailored to each student’s goals.  Through this required component of the curriculum students will gain real-world training and be able to apply their new knowledge.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have RN licensure in the state of NJ. New Jersey is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
  • At least one year of clinical nursing experience is required for admission.