Registered Nurses with a bachelor’s degree can explore new career opportunities with the Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator program. This online degree from UConn prepares students for a career in clinical education rather than advanced practice nursing with a specific population focus.
Students in the online Nurse Educator program gain leadership skills, communication skills, and in-depth nursing knowledge. The program covers the design, evaluation, and implementation of nursing education curriculum in academic and healthcare settings. Graduates can pursue certification as a Clinical Nurse Educator from the National League for Nursing.
Coursework also covers advanced nursing topics including:
- Health assessment
- Healthcare quality improvement
- Nursing research in advanced practice
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing or higher from a regionally accredited institution and be a licensed RN