Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Education
Purdue University Northwest

Program Details

Obtaining a master's in Nurse Education 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 Education 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 twelve months.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires a bachelor's degree in nursing with a 3.0 GPA, regular admittance; 2.5 for conditional admittance consideration.
  • Applicants must have current U.S. RN licensure.