The Nursing Education Program prepares nurses to practice as nurse educators in schools of Nursing and Health Care Delivery System departments. Emphasis is on the knowledge and skills needed to develop curricula, teaching skills, and evaluation strategies. Graduates will be eligible to take the National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator Examination.
Online program option now available - for information visit this website
The Master of Science in Nursing Education provides graduates with a background to:
- Assume responsibility as an academic Nurse Educator in Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Programs.
- Assume responsibility as a nurse educator in health care delivery systems.
- Demonstrate leadership skills to enhance professional nursing and delivery of quality health care.
- Use research and theoretical principles to provide and evaluate educational programs.
Nursing Education Director: Marie Lindley RN, MSN, PhD (c)
NOTE: The following information is applicable to the Campus-Based MSNE program. If you are interested in the online program, please use the link provided above for information specific to that program.
Admission Requirements for Degree Program*
Admission Requirements for Nurse Educator Certificate Plan
- Minimum of a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or proof of equivalent education at a foreign institution.
- GPA of 3.0 or above