Master of Science in Nursing Education
The University of Texas at Arlington

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Nursing Education degree program prepares students for careers as nurse educators in Associate and Baccalaureate nursing programs, as well as education positions in healthcare delivery systems. The program concentrates on the core knowledge needed to:

  • Develop curricula
  • ​Advance teaching skills
  • ​Evaluate and develop active strategies in the classroom


  • GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Graduate School requires that the BSN come from a university that is regionally accredited. The College requires that the Nursing program be CCNE or ACEN accredited.
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C".
  • Probationary admission for students taking the GRE: GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections). 
  • Applicants must possess an unencumbered RN license.
  • Two years clinical experience in registered nursing strongly recommended.
  • International students are required to have two years clinical experience in a United States (or equivalent) health care system.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in this program: Alaska, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.