The online Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Educator prepares students to teach college-level students or seasoned nursing professionals. This program is designed for BSN trained registered nurses who want to combine clinical expertise and a passion for teaching into a rich and rewarding career.
Teaching offers students the choice to focus on adult education (staff development and/or continuing education in a healthcare agency) or higher education (teaching nursing students in a degree-granting institution).
The ANCC's Nursing Professional Development certification or the NLN’s Certified Nurse Educator designation are examples of certificates to garner skills and prepare for doctoral-level studies.
An MSN degree can lead to respectable administration positions in the school environment and the professional clinic fields such as:
Copy of current government-issued photo identification (passport, driver’s license, identification card)
Graduate from an ACEN or CCNE-accredited BSN nursing program with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Students whose overall undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale must take the GRE.
Official transcript(s) from all colleges or universities
Evidence of completion of an undergraduate course in statistics and physical assessment
Professional resume or CV
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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