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The R.N. to M.S.N. prepares practicing nurses for the role of a nurse educator in clinical, community, or academic settings. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn both a B.S. in Nursing and an M.S. Nursing with an emphasis in either nursing education or leadership. Designed for associate degree or diploma school graduates who would like to move ahead in the healthcare field, this CCNE-accredited program helps nurses build upon their existing expertise through convenient online coursework with personal, individualized attention.

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:

Health Promotion & Assessment
Pharmacology for Nurse Educators
Health Policy & Economics
Major Credits
Core Credits
Elective Credits

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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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