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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Thomas Edison State University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Applicants must have earned a BSN degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Relevance of work experience and career objectives to the program objectives is required. Two years of work experience is recommended.
- Have a current RN license valid in the United States