Obtaining a master's in Nurse Educator online allows you to combine your prior field experience with new leadership skill sets to instruct undergraduate nursing students. Learn effective methods to deliver nursing education curriculum, become a clinical instructor, or support staff development in your current facility.
Core courses include studies in informatics, evidenced-based approaches, and theories, along with economics and organizational policies. The Nurse Educator portion of the degree program focuses on topics in curriculum development, principles of teaching, assessment and strategies, and more.
The outlook is promising for nursing instructors as employment opportunities continue to grow. With a flexible online platform, this MSN program is taught by nurse educators with field experience, and you can complete this degree in as little as 12 months.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Purdue University Northwest is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
Restricted to applicants in Indiana, Illinois, or Wisconsin, or Purdue University Northwest alumni
Requires a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and current RN licensure
Conditional admittance may be available for GPA between 2.5 and 3.0
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