University of Missouri - Columbia

Sinclair School of Nursing

Nurse Educator Master's



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science (MS) in Nursing, with a specialty in Nursing Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The MU Sinclair School of Nursing offers the master of science in nursing with a specialty in nursing education by combining online theoretical courses and clinical practice to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to function in the role of a nurse educator. Graduating nurse educators are qualified to work in PN, ASN or BSN programs or to be an in-service educatorÆs staff development coordinator; a staff educator in a practice setting, such as a hospital, rehabilitation center or public-health or home-health agency; or a nurse researcher. The degree program requires 39 to 42 online semester credit hours, including six hours in one of four areas of concentration ù adult health, mental health, women's health or pediatrics. The nurse educator preparation may lead to a student's decision to obtain a doctoral degree with the goal of pursuing an academic career in higher education.


The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the Nort

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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