Nursing (Nursing Education)

Arizona State University
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Master degree

United States


Study Program Description

Across the country, we're experiencing a shortage of nursing faculty. The Master of Science in nursing with a concentration in nursing education can help prepare you to advance your career and achieve your goal of becoming a nurse educator in an academic or practice setting. During this program, you prepare to teach future nurses and nursing leaders. You learn about educational theory and research, curricular design and evaluation, academic and clinical assessment, testing and evaluation, and more.

Courses in this program are led by experienced nursing faculty and designed with active learning strategies. The advanced-level courses in education can be used to provide a transition to doctoral-level study if you choose to further your education. Depending on your career goals, you can choose to work with a hospital educator or an academic educator during the program.

Program Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and application fee.
  2. Official transcripts.
  3. Goal statement.
  4. Resume.
  5. Three professional letters of recommendation.
  6. Proof of English proficiency.