With South University’s Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Nurse Educator degree program, you’ll develop and practice curriculum development strategies, teaching methods, and evaluation techniques for the classroom and clinical practice.
The core curriculum will strengthen your skills in evidence-based practice, health promotion, disease prevention, healthcare policy, and more. In the nurse educator courses, you’ll explore ways to strengthen the nursing workforce through designing, implementing, evaluating, and revising academic and continuing education nursing programs.
A baccalaureate degree in nursing (or be a pending graduate) from an accredited U.S. collegiate institution
A CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 or at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours (or 90 quarter credits)
Completion of a three semester credit hour undergraduate course (or equivalent) in statistics with a grade of C or better
Completion of an undergraduate nursing research course or equivalent with a grade of C or better
Submission of official transcripts from every college or university attended
A valid and unencumbered license as a registered nurse in all US states or territory in which the student is licensed
Meet the Core Performance Standards and essential function related to the profession of nursing
An essay (goal statement) of 1-2 pages (typed, double-spaced) explaining your career goals, reasons for your choice of specialization, and why you want to pursue an advanced degree in nursing
A resume describing relevant work, professional, and volunteer experiences
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Not authorized for residents of: AL, AR, DC, MA, MD, MN, NC, NV, OR, WI, PA, TN, NY, WA, NM.
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