Online Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education
The demand for nurses and highly-skilled nurse educators continues to grow. Arizona State University’s Master of Science in nursing with a concentration in nursing education equips you with the skills and strategies needed to teach the nurses of tomorrow.
Next start date: 08/22/2024
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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Develop the skills you’ll need for nursing education leadership roles
In this nursing education master’s concentration, you’ll explore a variety of nursing and education topics, including curriculum design, writing exam questions and more. Led by experienced nursing faculty, courses are designed to foster scholarship, creativity and innovation as a foundation for leadership roles in teaching in academic and practice settings.
Upon graduation, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to make an impact in the field and educate the future nurses and nursing leaders of tomorrow. You’ll also be prepared to advance your nursing career with a variety of applicable roles, such as administrator, educator, supervisor and more.
Depending on your career goals, you can choose to work with a hospital educator or an academic educator during the program. Additionally, the advanced-level courses can provide a transition to doctoral-level study if you choose to further your education.
Who’s a good candidate for this nursing education MSN concentration?
An ideal candidate for this program is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing-prepared nurse with a current RN license and an interest in educating other nurses. Upon completing this nursing education master’s concentration, you’ll be eligible to take the National League for Nursing's Certified Nurse Educator certification examination. Graduates are encouraged to take the exam, especially those interested in teaching after earning this degree.
Nursing education courses
The courses in this master’s in nursing with a concentration in nursing education teach you how to advance your nursing practice and educate future nurses. Concentration-specific curriculum emphasizes scholarship, creativity and innovation as a foundation for teaching in an academic or practice setting.
Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion
Advanced Health Assessment, Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics for Health Promotion II
Clinical Prevention and Population Health Practicum
Evaluating Research for Practice
Individual and Innovation Leadership in Health Care
Role-Focused Practicum: Nurse Educator
Theoretical Foundations for Nursing
Curriculum Development in Academic and Practice Settings
The jobs a nursing education MSN prepares you for
This nursing education master’s concentration prepares you for a variety of careers that aim to educate the future nursing workforce. You’ll graduate with the advanced skills and knowledge needed for career advancement in nursing, including curriculum and course development, delivery, research and evidence-based practice and evaluation methods. Career examples include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they've earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow
ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.
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