Nurse educators play a pivotal role in strengthening the ever-important nursing workforce. With South University’s RN to 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.
Including key attributes from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Essentials, the core curriculum will strengthen your skills in evidence-based practice, health promotion, disease prevention, healthcare policy, and more. In your practicum and online nurse educator courses, you’ll learn how to design, implement, evaluate, and revise academic and continuing education nursing programs.
An associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited collegiate institution, or a diploma in nursing from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
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 studentis 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: MD, MN, NC, NV, WI, PA, TN, NY, WA, NM, OR, MA, AL, DC.
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