Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator
University of Connecticut

Program Details

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:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Health assessment
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Healthcare quality improvement
  • Nursing research in advanced practice

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Connecticut is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing or higher from a regionally accredited institution and be a licensed RN