Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Details

The Nurse Educator concentration of this online Master of Science in Nursing degree explores teaching and learning approaches for both real and virtual classrooms, as well as in community settings. Nurses gain advanced nursing skills and knowledge along with educational leadership abilities.

The master’s in nursing education online provides nurses an opportunity to become a part of the learning community in a variety of educational environments using emerging technologies. The program emphasizes a student-centered academic learning environment. Team projects promote a classroom feel within the online program, while providing students with the necessary tools to lead and learn from peers.

Classes analyze topics including:

  • Foundations of adult learning
  • Professional role development of the educator
  • Foundations of research and theory
  • Curriculum design
  • Program evaluation

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A minimum of one year of recent experience as a registered nurse
  • Current (active), valid, unencumbered license