Nursing Education M.S.N.
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The M.S. in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education is designed to build mastery of educational process and practical experiences in order to prepare students to be effective educators and leaders. The curriculum combines strong interdisciplinary support courses in education and information science with focused nursing courses to develop expertise in teaching and presentation methods that incorporate the use of technology. The M.S.N. program also offers a Simulation concentration, which prepares nurse educators who wish to specialize in the use of simulation technology for clinical and classroom instruction.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs in the School of Nursing and Health Services are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Contact Information

Donna McDermott, PhD, RN, CHSE
Department Head, Nursing
mcdermott@rmu.edu
412-397-6056 phone

Jessica Kamerer, EdD, MSN, RNC-NIC, CHSE
RN-BSN/MSN Program Director
kamerer@rmu.edu
412-397-3542 phone

Admission Requirements
  • Minimum nursing program GPA of 2.5 is preferred.
    • If the GPA is below 2.5, the student may be given the option of participating in an interview for admission consideration.
  • All post high school transcripts
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Current unencumbered license as a registered nurse 

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Ethical & Legal Issues in Healthcare
Advanced Physical Assessment, Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
Curriculum Design

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More than ever before, today’s complex healthcare environment needs skilled clinicians,  expert communicators, and good people. Our students are about more than a major.

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