Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education (RN to MSN)
Rivier University

Program Details

Graduates of the online MSN / Nursing Education program can influence the next generation of nurses as an experienced clinician and instructor. Nurse Educators help ensure the quality of nursing education and future patient care.

Nurses in this program can use their knowledge and skills to help combat the critical need for nursing educators in the United States. This RN to MSN program online prepares nurses to take on educator roles in a variety of environments. Graduates can find employment in settings such as colleges and universities, hospitals, community health agencies, and other practice settings. 

The curriculum includes topics such as:

  • Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare
  • Curriculum development in nursing
  • Quality healthcare improvement
  • Advanced health assessment for nurse educators
  • Assessment and evaluation in nursing education

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rivier University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires an active, unencumbered RN nursing license
  • Must have completed an associate or diploma nursing program

Restricted States

California, Iowa, Louisiana, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming