Master of Science in Nursing Education
SUNY Empire State College

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing Education, an online nurse educator degree from SUNY Empire State College, is designed for RNs with a BSN degree.  This program not only allows you to advance your career and take on leadership positions, but it also combines a love of teaching with an interest in healthcare.  

The curriculum is a combination of both teaching courses and healthcare courses, advancing your knowledge in both.  Courses likely include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Health Care
  • Curriculum and Program Development
  • Instructional Design and Teaching with Technology
  • Advanced Pathophysiology, Health Assessment, and Pharmacology

Graduates are prepared to not only teach the next generation of nurses, putting their own experiences to work teaching others, but also to act as an educator in clinical settings promoting healthcare and staff development.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

SUNY Empire State College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of a BSN degree
  • Must have an active, unencumbered RN license