Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator with Clinical Specialty
University of Central Arkansas

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing program from the University of Central Arkansas prepares students for a variety of advanced healthcare roles and areas of practice. Students build on their baccalaureate education with a broad knowledge base and practice experience.

The Nurse Educator with Clinical Specialty track explores teaching and learning in higher education. Coursework examines instructional design, teaching strategies, and curriculum. This Master of Nursing Education online program also includes an in-person teaching practicum experience. Students have the opportunity to pursue a clinical specialty within the program.

Core courses teach students topics such as:

  • Advanced health assessment
  • Research methods for advanced nursing practice
  • Integrated pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • Population health and epidemiology

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Central Arkansas is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • On-campus visits are required.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree with an upper-division major in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program, including an undergraduate statistics course with grade C or above.
  • Applicants must have a current, unencumbered RN license in the state where clinical experiences will take place.