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Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator

Program Details

The MSN degree requires a minimum of 36 credits consisting of different combinations of courses: core, direct care core, electives, specialty, and Practicum. Two years in nursing is recommended and a BSN degree from an accredited program is required.

The Nurse Educator program prepares graduates for teaching roles in healthcare and academic settings. A Nurse Educator Certificate is awarded in addition to the degree upon MSN program completion.


  • Applicants must have earned a BSN degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • An evaluation of the applicant's undergraduate educational work from a regionally accredited college or university. An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 is recommended to be successful in the program.
  • An assessment of the applicant's personal statements, essays and two letters of reference.
  • Relevance of work experience and career objectives to the program objectives. Two years of work experience is recommended. A resume is required.
  • Have a current RN license valid in the United States

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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