Nursing Education

The focus of this program is to prepare registered nurses with advanced education to become teachers. Nurse educators typically have extensive clinical experience and may serve as faculty members in nursing schools and teaching hospitals, sharing their knowledge and skills to prepare the next generation of nurses for effective practice.

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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to online Nursing graduate program are required to have:

    1. Eligibility to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state in which clinical assignments are completed
    2. Undergraduate GPA: at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (for provisional admission, students must have at least 2.75 and meet all other requirements)
    3. Graduate GPA: at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    4. A written document prepared by the applicant that includes a resume, a discussion of prior professional experience, future career goals, and reasons for pursuing graduate study.
    5. Letters of Recommendation: at least three letters from persons familiar with the applicant's academic and professional background and experience in nursing practice, specifying in detail the applicant's capabilities for graduate study and for future practice as an advanced practice nurse.

International students are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »

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Degree Details

Degree: Master of Science in Nursing
Major: Nursing
Concentration: Nursing Education

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