Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator
Messiah University

Program Details

The MSN in Nurse Educator from Messiah University prepares students to lead and teach in a variety of educational and clinical settings. Graduates can sit for the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator exam after meeting practice requirements. Students can also go on to pursue doctoral study.

The curriculum is designed to prepare Nurse Educators for entry-level teaching positions in undergraduate nursing education programs or to serve as clinical nurse educators. Students will learn about teaching methods and learning theories in nursing education.

Classes discuss topics such as:

  • Curriculum in nursing education
  • Principles of measurement and evaluation
  • Health informatics
  • Christian philosophical and ethical foundations of healthcare

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BSN from an accredited nursing program and a regionally accredited institution
  • Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse (United States and territories)
  • Minimum of one year of recent professional nursing practice prior to taking NURS520