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Education Specialist in Nursing Education

Program Details

The Education Specialist (EdS) program emphasizes an applied, project based approach to development of appreciable improvements in the body of educational practice. The EdS attracts individuals who are primarily professionals either at the K-12 level or the higher education level (i.e., enrollment managers, superintendents, principals, teacher leaders, and education faculty who primarily teach - not do research, educational consultants, trainers in organizations). The EdS capstone focuses on solving a problem in the workplace or in the professional field of education and results in a "product" or solution. This degree is also intended to help students increase their own workplace Leadership Skills.

If you want to make an impact as a nurse educator, but are not interested in pursuing a doctoral degree, consider Northcentral University’s Education Specialist degree program with a specialization in nursing education. You’ll have the opportunity to develop the same specialized knowledge that you’ll find in doctoral programs, without having to write a dissertation. This program is specially designed to immerse you into a learning environment that supports the development of unique skills that apply to educating nurses.


  • Admission to the Education Specialist program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission


This degree is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.