Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator
Wilkes University

Program Details

Wilkes University’s online Nursing Education concentration, part of the Master of Science in Nursing degree program, is designed to provide candidates with the advanced knowledge and techniques for responding to critical health care education issues as accomplished teachers and leaders. This MSN online program requires 39 credit hours to complete. The Nursing Education concentration emphasizes academic theory and evidence-based research, effective teaching/learning strategies, curricular design and proven assessment measures. This program also includes two teaching/instructional experiences: a seminar plus 100 practice hours for each course. A concluding scholarly review course allows students to synthesize and review issues relevant to the Nursing Education concentration, and prepares graduates to take the national certification exam leading to Nurse Educator Board Certification.


  • A degree in nursing from a programmatically accredited degree-granting institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Current RN license
  • Current resume
  • A completed admission application
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience
  • Official transcripts for all schools attended

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education