The online Master of Science in Nursing Education is designed for nurses interested in developing their accreditation and skills necessary to provide training and education to nurses who are entering the health care service, or who are learning qualities necessary for their nursing roles.
Graduates will develop their professional expertise and knowledge into a career as an educator whose focus is academic preparation of nursing students of the professional development of nursing staff. Through the program, students will learn practices for training students and staff on the current issues in nursing in clinical as well as teaching in the classroom or in patient and staff development settings.
Upon completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the necessary educational and professional qualifications for advanced roles in nursing and in nursing education. These qualifications include the ability to implement specialist nursing roles, and promotion of quality improvement of patient-centered care in accordance with professional practice standards that transform health outcomes for diverse populations.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Lenoir-Rhyne University is accredited by:
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.7 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License