Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Educator (RN to MSN)
Messiah University

Program Details

The Nurse Educator track of this RN to MSN program prepares students to lead and teach in a variety of educational and clinical settings. The professional nursing curriculum is based in arts and applied sciences to allow students to lead with compassionate Christian caring as well as clinical and academic excellence.

Classes examine leadership and healthcare from a Christian perspective. Students in this online Nurse Educator program will study topics including physical assessment across the lifespan and teaching methods for clinical practice in nursing education. An emphasis is placed on research, with courses covering health informatics, statistics for evidence-based practice, and nursing research design and methodology.

Learning Pace


% 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

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have an associate's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program.
  • Proof of active, unencumbered RN license verifiable via Nursys or State Board of Nursing
  • Minimum of one year of recent professional nursing practice prior to taking NURS 520