close (x)
Admissions &
Financial Aid
and Online
Degree Programs
Call 855-448-2318
Apply Online

Master of Science in Nursing, emphasis in Education

A nursing education school

A nursing education school

Master of Science in Nursing, emphasis in Education

With the shortage of nurse educators, the MSN with emphasis in education has become a popular program. This emphasis addresses the growing need for professionals who teach nursing so additional students can be admitted to nursing programs.

Helping people is the main goal of most people entering the nursing profession, but with the recent nursing shortage, there is a great need for nursing teachers to step in to help alleviate the shortage by turning students into nurses who can assume roles in healthcare leadership.

The master’s degree in nursing with emphasis in education focuses on online teaching or simulation preparing RNs to become the classroom leaders for the next generation of qualified nurses. The courses in the education core provide teaching and learning in the following subjects:

  • Program and curriculum
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching and learning methods
  • Instructional design
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Nurse educator roles

Program of Study, effective fall 2015

  • Leadership in Health Care: A Collaborative Approach to Theory/Ethics/Health Policy*
  • Facilitating Health I: Health Assessment/Pathophysiology
  • Facilitating Health II: Advanced Pharmacology
  • Technology Utilization in Advanced Nursing Roles
  • Nursing Curriculum and Program Design, Instructional Methods, and Strategies
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education
  • Nurse Educator Roles
  • Evidence-Based Teaching Interventions
  • Nursing Capstone: Project Planning
  • Nursing Capstone: Practicum

Students in some programs may be required to…

Program Disclaimers

The Online MSN program is offered through NAU Distance Learning in all states except Arkansas and Tennessee.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at National American University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Search for a Program

All Programs
All Degree Levels
All Campuses
Please Select a Campus...