Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

The online MSN / Nursing Education degree program from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley prepares students to meet the needs of a diverse student population in a variety of roles in nursing education, including patient educator, as well as the educator role in clinical and academic settings. Graduates are able to:

  • ​Use evidence in educational design, implementation, and evaluation of strategies for classroom and clinical teaching
  • ​Synthesize knowledge from nursing science and learning theory to demonstrate leadership and innovation in teaching
  • Employ instructional strategies that recognize the diverse learner
  • ​Implement assessment and evaluation methods in a variety of learning environments
  • ​Analyze the teaching, scholarship, and service roles of the nurse educator

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BS in Nursing or an ADN and other bachelor's degree plus successful completion of NURS 5600.
  • Applicants should have successfully completed an undergraduate statistics course.
  • Proof of unencumbered RN license in state of residence and current immunizations is required.

Restricted States

California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts