Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education
Indiana University Online

Program Details

The online MSN / Nursing Education degree program from Indiana University Online prepares students for teaching careers in nursing schools, community colleges, hospitals, community health agencies, and technical schools, as well as in private industry. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills required to: 

  • ​Model excellence in nursing leadership to improve nursing practice within a complex healthcare system
  • ​Conduct advanced nursing practice within ethical-legal guidelines, professional policies and regulations, and standards of practice associated with a specialty area of practice
  • ​Synthesize knowledge from nursing as well as biological, behavioral, social, administrative, educational, and communication sciences for application to a chosen domain of advanced practice nursing 
  • ​Demonstrate scholarly inquiry and reflection that exemplifies critical, creative, and systems thinking to advance the practice of nursing
  • ​Frame problems, design interventions, specify outcomes, and measure achievement of outcomes while balancing human, fiscal, and material resources to achieve quality health outcomes 
  • ​Use information technology and knowledge-based resources to manage and transform data that informs clinical practice
  • ​Systematically apply evidence from research findings to answer clinical questions, solve clinical problems, and develop innovative nursing interventions and health policies for selected patient populations
  • ​Demonstrate collaborative practice and interpret nursing science within an interdisciplinary context
  • ​Articulate the effects of culture, diversity, values, and globalization in the design, delivery, and evaluation of health sciences
  • ​Engage in life-long learning activities that contribute to professional development as well as to the advancement of nursing

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Indiana University Online is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Current, unencumbered RN license issued by a U.S. state, the District of Columbia, or the 4 U.S. territories