Program Description

The MSN Nurse Educator option has been developed as an innovative, collaborative track with the Graduate School of Education in response to national and regional needs for nurse educators. This 36 credit hour, fully online program prepares the graduate to serve as a nurse educator in the academic as well as clinical practice area. Graduates of this option will meet the core competencies for the Nurse Educator as outlined by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and will qualify to apply for national certification.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements and deadlines are posted on the MSN Applications and Forms page.

Requirements upon Acceptance

Upon acceptance into the MSN/Nurse Educator track, learners must provide documentation of the following onto our online documentation system from CastleBranch:

  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen
  • Annual TB skin test
  • Immunizations including Hepatitis B and Varicella
  • American Heart Association (AHA) CPR Certification for healthcare providers
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Current, unencumbered nursing license

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