Capella University

MSN - Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSN - Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Capella University offers the only online Master’s in Diabetes Nursing, allowing you to earn your degree on a schedule that fits your life. This online degree provides you with the flexibility you need, while also maximizing the value you bring to patients by developing the advanced skills and knowledge required to lead, consult, and educate in diabetes treatment and prevention.

The Master’s in Diabetes Nursing is part of Capella's CCNE-accredited MSN program and incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing, as well as the recommended competencies published by The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Additionally, Capella is a proud partner of the American Nurses Association. ANA has chosen Capella as a partner on the ANA Leadership Institute, providing nurse leadership development in a flexible format for nurses at the bedside or in the boardroom.

• Save Time and Money: There are a multitude of saving options available including employer discounts and military benefits, as well as the flexibility to choose up to 3 courses per quarter.
• Practice Immersion: In addition to your other coursework, the Master’s in Diabetes Nursing program includes a flexible practice immersion, allowing for the immediate applicability of knowledge gained in the classroom.
• Online Learning: At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your Master’s in Diabetes Nursing degree on a schedule that fits your life. As everything is taught 100% online, you will have 24-hour access to your course room.
• Professionally Aligned: Capella’s competency-based education focuses on outcomes desired by today’s employers. You will develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to make change in the lives of your patients.

With your Master in Diabetes Nursing from Capella, you'll have the ability to perform patient assessment and diagnosis, as well as identify desired outcomes based on evidence and patient input. You'll also learn to formulate, implement, and evaluate a plan of care consistent with the evidence, diagnosis, and desired outcomes.

Common jobs with an online Master in Diabetes Nursing include diabetes nurse specialist, nursing faculty, nurse manager, diabetes nurse educator, diabetes nurse clinician, head nurse or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, community health agency, community or technical college, pharmaceutical company, land-based or online university or hospital-based school of nursing.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

Accreditation:

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have an unrestricted RN license for any nursing program. Master's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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