Master’s in Nursing, M.S.N.

About this Program

The master’s degree in nursing is geared toward RNs who want to teach in classrooms, hospitals, or as a general nurse educators. This degree can be completed in fives terms and all course work for the program is offered online. The final course involves a clinical based practicum. Students will choose a mentor to shadow for the duration of the course.

The Master of Science in Nursing prepares nurses to be able to teach in either nursing education programs or other organizations that need an educator. It also prepares nurses with the ability to manage an educational program.

The master’s degree in nursing requires 36 graduate hours for completion and focuses on curriculum development, teaching strategies, evaluation, and adult learning while incorporating supplemental business principles.

Requirements

The Master of Science in Nursing degree requires 36 course hours. A total of three hours in a practicum course is required in addition to a preceptorship approved by the faculty.

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Courses

The Master of Science in Nursing prepares you to teach in a nursing education program or other organizations that need a nursing educator.

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