Master of Science in Nursing in Population Health / Nursing Education
Jacksonville State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing in Population Health is designed to enable nurses to address the health needs of vulnerable populations and communities. The Nursing Education track prepares nurses to teach in settings such as schools and colleges of nursing, clinical agencies, and hospitals.

The online Nurse Educator program focuses on population needs assessment, analysis of data, health planning, and program development. Students learn how to develop instruction programs for collegiate settings. Courses cover advanced nursing skills including pharmacology, pathophysiology, and health assessment.

Some of the classes in this concentration include:

  • Teaching, learning, and evaluation in collegiate nursing programs
  • Issues and trends in collegiate nursing education
  • Instructional design and online teaching

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Jacksonville State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited university with a professionally accredited Nursing program
  • Must have a current, unencumbered RN license