Nurses with a master’s degree have greater opportunities for specialization and advancement in their career. The online Master of Science in Nursing from Thomas University allows students to specialize in multiple areas, including Nursing Education.
This online nurse educator program provides a core education in advanced nursing competencies, along with specialized skills in teaching and learning. The program is based in the AACN Essentials of Master’s Education for Advanced Practice Nursing and the Division of Nursing Philosophy and Conceptual Framework. Coursework emphasizes the use of nursing and non-nursing theories to develop leadership characteristics that can improve the quality of patient care.
Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in:
- Teaching strategies in nursing
- Curriculum development, assessment, and evaluation in nursing education
- Policy, law, and ethics in nursing
- Global perspectives on population-based health
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Thomas University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- A current, unencumbered RN license.