Master of Science in Nursing | Nurse Educator | Methodist College

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Nurse Educator track, is a 35 credit hour program of study. The curriculum is designed to accommodate the working nurse who desires an advanced degree in nursing. Students are admitted in fall and spring semesters and may be able to complete the program in six consecutive semesters, including summer terms, by taking 6-7 credit hours per semester. The program of study must be completed in five years as measured by the first semester of enrollment through degree completion. The degree program also prepares the graduate to pursue a doctoral degree.

How You'll Benefit from an MSN - Nurse Educator:

The program prepares both Academic Nurse Educators and Clinical Nurse Educators. Academic Nurse Educators are found in institutions of higher learning as faculty in nursing programs. Clinical Nurse Educators are found in hospitals and other healthcare agencies and focus on educating consumers of health care as well as providing staff education.

  • Garner skills you can use right away.
  • Advance into a more fulfilling position
  • Prepare for doctoral-level studies.
  • Broaden your career options to include academia or healthcare organizations


 MSN Foundational Courses MSN Nurse Educator
N5303 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3cr N5313 Advanced Health Assessment 3cr
N6302 Informatics Nursing Practice and Nursing Education 2cr N5343 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3cr
N6303 Roles, Issues, and Public Health Policy 3cr N5333 Advanced Pathophysiology 3cr
N6313 Leading Change in Healthcare 3cr N6413 Curriculum Development, Instructional Design for the Nurse Educator 3cr
N6323 Scientific Inquiry I 3cr N6301 Professional Dimensions of the Nurse Educator 1cr
N6333 Scientific Inquiry II 3cr N6412 Assessment and Evaluation for the Nurse Educator 2cr
N6343 Internship for Graduate Nurse Professional 3cr    
Total Credits = 20 credits
Total Credits = 15 credits
Total credits for Master of Science in Nursing  - Nurse Educator = 35 credit hours 

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Graduate Program Handbook & Catalog

Other Graduate Programs:

Master of Science in Nursing - Generalist

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Leader Executive

Master of Science in Nursing - Prelicensure