Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education
Sacred Heart University

Program Details

Some of the most important people in a person’s life are educators; from their earliest memories to their future studies these people are a major influence.  If you are interested in acting as an educator and mentor for future nurses, the master of nursing education online program from Sacred Heart University can help you reach your career goals.  

The Nursing Education specialization is designed to complement your clinical experience with skills in teaching and learning. The curriculum is designed to provide you with an understanding of issues in nursing education, the application of curriculum design and evaluation theory, and experience in the role of the faculty. Nurse educators are found in schools of nursing along with hospitals and related healthcare organizations.

The online nurse educator degree curriculum includes clinical hours that allow you to apply the theories, competencies, and concepts you have studied to the real-world classroom.  After completing the coursework and the clinical component of this rigorous, up-to-date education program, students are eligible to sit for the CNE exam.

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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

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have individual and professional liability insurance coverage that meets current state requirements.