South University

709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406

Program Details

Nurse educators advance the careers of other nurses through leading, teaching, and mentoring. The online RN to Master of Science in Nursing degree with a Nurse Educator specialization gives professional nurses the necessary credentials to teach and advance the skill sets of other nurses. RNs can enroll in this intensive degree program and earn both a BSN and MSN degree.

Students complete a core set of undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to 24 credits necessary for the Nurse Educator specialization. Didactic instruction is combined with practicums and a summative project, and Nurse Educator courses feature topics in curriculum and instruction, learning strategies, and evaluative measures. Students that prove academic excellence may gain credit for undergraduate coursework by substituting in graduate coursework.

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      100% Online
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      Practicum Evaluation Fee (One Time Fee): $1,050

      Graduation Fee (One Time Fee): $125

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    Associate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or a diploma in nursing from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on nursing coursework. In addition, students must have official transcripts from previously attended institutions, and a valid unencumbered registered nursing license.

    This degree requires students to complete 213 total credits including: 90 general education credits, 45 transfer credits, and at least 78 credits earned at South University.

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    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


    Not all online programs at South University are available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, MA, AL and DC.

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