Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator (RN to MSN)
West Coast University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator program from West Coast University prepares students to explore curriculum design and evaluation of educational programs in a variety of settings. Graduates will be able to engage in scholarship, service, and leadership as certified Nurse Educators.

The online RN to MSN degree program allows Registered Nurses to gain advanced competencies through either an Accelerated or Working Professional progression schedule. Nurses learn how to facilitate the learning of online nursing students and colleagues in a service setting, as well as other health professionals and patients. Online coursework offers video content, simulations, adaptive quizzing, and on-the-go resources to keep students engaged.

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Assessment and evaluation in nursing education
  • Research utilization
  • Principles of teaching and learning
  • Ethics in healthcare
  • Principles of leadership for healthcare organizations

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Coast University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • A current unobstructed Registered Nurse license from the United State
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the past five years is preferred

Restricted States