Master of Science in Nursing / Education (RN to MSN)
Union University

Program Details

Union University offers a 16-month Master of Science in Nursing focusing on Nursing Education to prepare educators for a variety of roles. Graduates of this program can fulfill roles in staff development, patient education, and in schools and colleges.

The RN to MSN option allows Registered Nurses without a bachelor’s degree in nursing or with a bachelor’s degree in another field to directly pursue their MSN degree online. Core coursework prepares students for graduate-level studies in areas including anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and pathophysiology. A Nursing Education residency allows students to showcase their skills and knowledge and gain experience in a real-world environment.

Coursework in the master’s level of the online Nursing Education program includes:

  • Educational strategies in advanced nursing practice
  • Clinical strategies for nurse educators
  • Educational assessment and evaluation processes
  • Role development and collaborative strategies in advanced nursing practice

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Associate of Science or diploma in nursing
  • Clean drug screen
  • Current unencumbered Tennessee or compact state RN licensure