Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Education (RN to MSN)
Lamar University

Program Details

Achieve your educational and career goals in less time by combining your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing with Lamar University’s online RN to MSN program. The Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Education degree prepares students to train the next generation of nursing professionals.

The RN to MSN track eliminates nine credit hours by combining coursework for the two degrees. Nurses learn teaching skills and methodologies to help their students learn how to deliver quality healthcare services. In-person practicum and community-based service learning hours supplement the online coursework.

The online Nursing Education degree program examines topics in:

  • Curriculum design
  • Measurement and evaluation
  • Nurse educator role development
  • Learning theories

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lamar University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • An Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree or a Diploma in Nursing from an approved program
  • A current unencumbered license to practice professional nursing in the United States or approved United States territory