Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education Specialist
Wheeling University

Program Details

The Nursing Education Specialist track of this online Master of Science in Nursing program prepares students for roles in a variety of educational settings through a combination of nursing, science, and education topics. Graduates can assume teaching roles in nursing schools, healthcare facilities, and community health organizations

This Master of Nursing Education online program consists of three components: nursing core, nursing education courses, and clinical experience. Core coursework explores nursing theories and research, as well as healthcare policy, politics, economics, and promotion.

Nursing Education students gain knowledge in areas including:

  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Evaluation
  • Educational technology

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Wheeling University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited nursing program, including undergraduate courses in statistics and research
  • Must have current, unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse