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

Program Details

Online: Consolidated RN – BSN – MSN. A compassionate human connection with each patient. You’ve excelled as a Registered Nurse, now there’s a program that will propel your career to the level employers are seeking. The Sacred Heart online combined Bachelor’s and Master’s of Nursing program was specifically designed to help working nurses earn their BSN and MSN in one continuous course of study.

Sacred Heart's nursing degrees are highly recognized and greatly respected by healthcare leaders seeking a Magnet Recognition Program® designation. Additionally, SHU is consistently ranked among the top master’s colleges in the U.S. in part because of our humanistic core principles. Small rigorous classes and interactive personal attention from our experienced award-winning faculty will prepare you to stand out in today’s complex healthcare industry. A professional who leads from the heart is easy to spot.

The Nursing Education specialization is designed to complement your clinical expertise with teaching and learning strategies to help train the next generation of nurses. You'll learn about curriculum design and evaluation theory, study current issues in nursing education, and practice the instructor role. Sacred Heart's nursing programs encourage personal attention from faculty members and student interaction to promote a meaningful educational experience.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sacred Heart University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Proof of malpractice insurance is required
  • Requires an active, unencumbered RN nursing license
  • Must have completed an associate or diploma nursing program